Digitalización y reconstrucción de elementos cerámicos arqueológicos de torno

Fco. Javier Melero, Alejandro León, Juan Carlos Torres


Many researchers have dealt during last decade about digitizing and reconstructing hand made pottery elements from fragments retrieved in the archaeological excavations. Some studies have demonstrated the huge variability in results from manual processes, which usually leads into a wrong typological classification of the profile. Moreover, after orienting the fragment, the final document is usually a bi-dimensional picture displaying several measurements and without any well defined standard with respect to appearance. In this paper we present a survey of those techniques that have been developed by our group and we raise some questions and challenges that still have to be solved.


Pottery; 3D reconstruction; Profile extraction

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