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Happy Halloween from the Virtual Curation Laboratory!

by Bernard K. Means, Project Director Today’s post will be brief, as I’m not sure how long we will have power.  As is true for many of our readers, Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the region and widespread power outages are predicted. The picture accompanying this post was taken by team member Ashley McCuistion … Continue reading

Rocky Raccoon: An Independent Study in Zooarchaeology

Mariana Zechini, Intern This fall, I am doing a zooarchaeological independent study under Dr. Bernard K. Means. Specifically, I am scanning a raccoon skeleton courtesy of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, with the exception of the skull, which is on loan from the California University of Pennsylvania. I am working on scanning each of … Continue reading

3D Archaeology: A Graphic Approach

By Jamie Pham, Project Illustrator In newspapers, on websites, and advertisements, we see every-day funny or interesting comics or animations that catch our attention. Here at the Virtual Curation Laboratory we want to do the same. As a comic illustrator I am continuing to find different ways to incorporate various artistic styles, like comics and … Continue reading