VCU Archaeology

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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

Martin Luther King Junior Day 2019

by Bernard K. Means Today, January 21, 2019 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. Because of the on-going partial U.S. Government Shutdown, places associated with Martin Luther King Jr. and other prominent figures in African American history are closed to the public or have limited access. In the Virtual Curation Laboratory, … Continue reading

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