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Archie - The Development and Implementation of an Open Source Archaeological Database System

Archie - The Development and Implementation of an Open Source Archaeological Database System

Alex J. Nyers, Oregon State University

Karl Vollmer, Dalhousie University

Archie is an online, light-weight, open source inventory system for archaeological artifacts. With feedback from real world use in the field over the last several years, Archie has evolved into a robust, secure application capable of handling hundreds of active users and millions of entries. Archie supports associating multimedia files such as photos, audio and video commentary, and 3D scans of artifacts – all without any specialized client software beyond a web browser. 

Presented at the 2014 SAA Conference in Austin, Texas. Click here to view the poster. 

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    This is a 3D rendering of a sacrum from a potential archaeological context we made at the Pacific Slope Archaeological Laboratory. The 3d scan was...

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    Testing out the Makerbot Replicator 2 with two projectile point models. Artifacts were scanned using a nextengine 3d scanner, processed in meshlab...

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    Effigy pipe scanned with our 3D laser scanner, then rendered in the blender application using the cycles renderer. 

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    In this video, we discuss how the collection and use of digital 3D datasets assembled from archaeological materials can be used to support new...

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    This video provides an introduction to the work that PSAL researchers conduct at the Cooper's Ferry site in western Idaho as part of the Oregon...

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    Here, we describe a range of cutting-edge digital technologies used to study archaeological data from the Cooper's Ferry site.