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Cut Marks on Bone: Virtual Versus Actual

by Stephanie King, VCU student and guest blogger On Wednesday last week (February 20, 2013) I finally had the opportunity to stop by VCU’s Virtual Curation laboratory to take a closer look at the overall process. What had started out as a short visit to look at a bone bead blank fashioned from a turkey … Continue reading

3D Archaeology, Digital Natives, and Digital Travelers: the Virtual Curation Laboratory at Clover Hill High School, Midlothian, Virginia

By Bernard K. Means, Project Director On Friday, February 15, 2013, team members from the Virtual Curation Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) travelled to Clover Hill High School in Midlothian, Virginia, to demonstrate some results from our virtual curation efforts to students from two history classes: Honors US History and Historical Research and Technology, … Continue reading

Virtualizing a Raccoon Skeleton

by Mariana Zechini, Virtual Curation Laboratory intern In Fall 2012, elements from a raccoon skeleton loaned by the Virginia Museum of Natural History and a skull loaned by the University of California, Pennsylvania were scanned to create three-dimensional images in the Virtual Curation Laboratory at VCU. The purpose was to study and learn about the … Continue reading