The Virtual Curation Laboratory at VCU partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Legacy Program to develop a digital data project that incorporates the use of a three-dimensional object scanner in recording American Indian and historic artifacts for analysis and conservation.

The Virtual Curation Laboratory developed methodology for 3D digital data collection and virtual artifact curation that will be applicable for a wide range of archaeological objects. By utilizing this ability to scan and produce 3D images of artifacts, the Virtual Curation Laboratory has created an extensive virtual catalog of American Indian and historic artifacts.

Project Director: Dr. Bernard K. Means; bkmeans@vcu.edu



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  1. How do I make a donation to VCL?

    Posted by Michael Pasenko | October 19, 2019, 8:57 pm
    • You can make a check out to Virginia Commonwealth University and put in the subject line “Virtual Curation Lab” and mail to Bernard K. Means, Virginia Commonwealth University, 312 North Shafer Street, RIchmond, VA 23284. It would have to come with a short letter explaining that it is a donation. Thanks for the question. Bernard

      Posted by bkmeans | October 20, 2019, 4:34 am
  2. Great post!

    Posted by bkmeans | July 28, 2020, 12:59 pm


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