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Kids Like to Measure Things

By Bernard K. Means For the weekend of February 16 and 17, 2019, I participated in the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) Science Family Days in a booth arranged for by the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). Beth Pruitt, SAA’s Manager for Education and Outreach organized the booth, and the Virtual Curation … Continue reading

Casting an 18th Century Spoon: Digital Techniques

by Bernard K. Means On Friday, February 1, 2019, the Virtual Curation Laboratory was visited by Scott Sholz and James Stewart of Dumbarton House. They were in Richmond, Virginia, to pick up a ceramic sculpture I had 3-D scanned at Wilton House for an exhibit by artist Michelle Erickson, as well as a 3-D print made … Continue reading

A New Year in the Virtual Curation Laboratory

by Bernard K. Means As February begins, I thought I’d reflect briefly on the year so far in the Virtual Curation Laboratory. Because of the holidays, our year effectively began on January 7, 2019. I returned to the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, Virginia, to continue 3-D scanning the mastodon found near Yorktown. I’ve … Continue reading

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