VCU Archaeology

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Out of a Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope

by Bernard K. Means Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States. In honor of Dr. King, I created a 3-D printed replica of his Washington, D.C. Memorial, which has on its side the phrase “Out of a Mountain of Despair,  a Stone of Hope” which is a phrase from his August … Continue reading

3-D Public Archaeology in the Big Easy

By Bernard K. Means I spent the first weekend of January 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where I attended the annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). Each morning at the conference I participated in some sort of professional activity associated with 3-D public archaeology. The afternoons were largely reserved for walking around … Continue reading

Hoodoo Jars, Cast Iron Grave Markers, and Sabertooth Cats

by Bernard K. Means It’s been an interesting, busy, and diverse year. This blog’s title only refers to items that we’ve 3-D scanned during December 2017. Two of the items, a Hoodoo jar and the cast iron  grave marker I 3-D scanned just two days ago, December 29. Other items 3-D scanned this month, most … Continue reading