Keynote Speech

Christian RUDORFER, Austria (City of Vienna, Urban Survey): The benefit of Terrestrial Laser Scanner for archaeology



Recycling digital data sets for archaeological visualization and analysis

Chair: Sarah DUFFY, UK

Public databases, accesible virtual reconstructions and interactive museums: new research and learning tools in archaeology

Chairs: Anna Margherita JASINK | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy

International data exchange in archaeology: feasible or just a dream?

Chair: Wouter BOASSON, The Netherlands


Advanced Archaeological Training – HandsOn Workshops

Tachymeter aided modeling

Organizers: Willem BEEX, The Netherlands | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy | KUBIT, Germany

Belling the cat: Making CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM) data available as Linked Open Data (LOD): A practical hands-on workshop of a complete solution using freeware 

Organizer: Stephen STEAD | Michael CHARNO, UK

aSPECT3D | Generating 3D point clouds from digital image sequences (3D ImageScan)

Organizer: Dominik WESTERMANN, Germany


Archaeological Documentation with New Technologies

Chair: Hansjörg THALER, Italy

Dinara ABBASOVA, Poland: Application of XRF for element analysis o f the jawbone of a prehistoric “Azikh Woman”

Maria ANDALORO | Roberto BIXIO / Carmela CRESCENZI, Italy: The complex of St. Eustache in Göreme, Cappadocia, reading the relationship between the landscape and a very articulated settlement

Maria ANDALORO | Tatiana PIGNATALE | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy: The Church of Meryem Ana in Göreme, Cappadocia, correct documentation for a meaningful heritage at risk

Marco BLOCK-BERLITZ | Benjamin DUCKE, Germany: Recording Archaeology with Low-cost UAV: the “Archaeocopter” Project

Luciana BORDONI | Michela COSTANTINI | Alessandra CURCIO, Italy: A case study in archaeological documentation with ontological modelling

Miró CARME, Spain: The Archaeological Map of Barcelona. Archaeology, history and heritage, from prehistoric times to the Civil War

Elena CASALINI; Italy:The Umm al-Surab and Samah churches project

Peter FERSCHIN | Iman KULITZ, Austria:In the Shadow of the Pyramids – Digital Exhibition Objects

Francesco GABELLONE | Maria Teresa GIANNOTTA, Italy: “Marta Racconta”: a project for the virtual enjoyment of inaccessible monuments

Mirco PUCCI | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy: SFM digital survey and modeling for the Museum of the sculptures of the basilica of St. Silvestro, catacombs of Priscilla in Rome

Francesco Uliano SCELZA, Italy: The documentation of archaeological data: problems in modeling the spatial, temporal, and typological dimensions

Theoharis THEOHARIS | Georgios PAPAIOANNOU | Kristin BJØRLYKKE | Øystein EKROLL | Dirk RIEKE-ZAPP | Anja LEIN | Anthousis ANDREADIS, Norway | Greece | Germany: Multi-scale 3D Digitization at Nidaros Cathedral: from archiving to large-scale Visualization

Immo TRINKS | Andreas VLACHOPOULOS | et al., Austria: 3D digital documentation of the ancient town of Akrotiri on Thera/Santorini

Christian F. UHLIR | Peter DORNINGER, Austria: Laser scanning of translucent objects – development of a coating technology for historic marble monuments


Documenting the Dead: archaeological, anthropological and forensic recording of human remains

Chairs: David BIBBY, Germany | Ann DEGRAEVE, Belgium

David BIBBY | Ralph RÖBER, Germany: Some New Angles: The excavation, documentation and analysis of the “Lower Minster Cemetery” in Konstanz

Anja GROTHE | Bettina JUNGKLAUS, Germany: Six Skeletons in the Shadow of the Garden Wall – A Berlin Medical Doctor under Suspicion

R.G.A.M. PANHUYSEN | E. SMITS, The Netherlands: Burial ritual and bioarchaeology of the De Heul cemetery of early medieval Dorestad



Chairs: Michael DONEUS | Benjamin STANGL, Austria

Ilona BELIATSKAYA, Belarus: The adoption of innovation in museum sector in Belarus: the National Art Museum case study

Giada CERRI, Italy: From the traces to definition of the monumental space: the case of Bartolomeo Ammannati’s “Fontana di Sala Grande”

Kathryn CHEW, USA: Archaeology and Analytics: Tapping the Pulse of Social Media for Outreach, Education, and the Future of the Field

Enrico DE BENEDICTIS, Italy: Dealing with past, the Dodecanese case

Andrine NILSEN | Martina HJERTMAN, Sweden: Re‐evaluating City Margins through Correct Documentation: Questions of Time, Social and Spatial Aspects in Archaeological Storytelling

Claudiu SILVESTRU, Austria: The Leveling of the High Medieval Viennese City Moat – A Space Syntax Perspective

Tomoyuki USAMI | Takao UNO, Japan: Combination of Different Methods for Archaeological Documentation and Data Integration: a Case Study of Dabusia tepa in Uzbekistan


Archaeology goes multimedia. Frontiers of dissemination for presentation and learning

Chairs: Anna Margherita JASINK | Giorgio VERDIANI, Italy

Niccolò ALBERTINI | Anna Margherita JASINK | Barbara MONTECCHI, Italy: Digital acquisition and modeling of the Minoan seals and sealings kept in two Italian Museums

Luca BOMBARDIERI | Anna Margherita JASINK, Italy: SHERD (Secure Heritage, Exhibition, Research and Didactics). Towards a DigiDactic Museum

Andrea BRAGHIROLI, Italy: The fragment collection at the Museo Archeologico in Florence, Italy: building a virtual model to extend its access

Giulia DIONISIO | Daniele LICARI, Italy: Silvered Ceramics in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence: Virtual Technologies in Analysis and Restoration

Francesco GABELLONE | Davide TANASI, Italy: Virtual Archaeology and Historical Revisionism. The neglected heritage of Greek Siracusa

Alessandro MERLO | Gaia LAVORATTI | Andrea ALIPERTA | Filippo FANTINI, Italy: The fortress of Pietrabuona: image based models for archaeological dissemination

Rosanna MIRIELLO, Italy: Electronic Resources of the Riccardiana Library of Florence. Legature on line

Erik PENDER, Italy: From fieldwork archeology to large scale presentation

Claudiu SILVESTRU, Austria: Digital Documentation Platform on the Medieval Urban Development of Vienna


Authenticity in the Archives

Chair: Reiner GÖLDNER, Germany

David BIBBY | Reiner GÖLDNER, Germany:  Authenticity and Functionality at Digital Archaeological Data

Gernot HAUSAR, Austria: Discarded Toys – Excavating, Documenting and Reviving Abandoned Digital Games

Isto HUVILA, Sweden: Archaeology of the ballpoint pen, or the authenticity of digital archaeological data


Data Standards, documentation and responses to cultural heritage management: examples and new perspectives

Chairs: Alice BIANCHI | Lucie DINGWALL | Tobias TONNER, Qatar / UK

Carlo BATTINI | Ivan CARMOSINO | Valeria D’ACQUINO, Italy: Urban Archaeology and representation of data: the case study of convent of S. Orsola, Florence

Alice BIANCHI |Lucie DINGWALL | Tobias TONNER, Qatar / UK: Data standards, documentation and responses to cultural heritage management in Qatar

Werner PREININGER | Silvia RUSSEGGER, Austria: imdas pro – A comprehensive solution for Archaeology

Silvia RUSSEGGER|/ Thomas ORGEL, Austria: Enhancing Europe’s eXchange in Cultural Educational and Scientific Resources


Visualizing Archaeological Spaces – 3D computer renderings of architectural spaces based on archaeological evidence, historic documentation and metadata

Chairs: Glen MUSCHIO, USA | Peter FERSCHIN, Austria

Maria Doriana DE PADOVA, Italy: Fieldwork 3D interpretation – Integrating established methods and emerging technologies in a Medieval context

Sebastian HAGENEUER, Germany: The visualisation of Uruk – First impressions of the first metropolis in the world

Katerina MANIA | Lemonia RAGIA; Greece: 3D Reconstruction of Neoria, Crete, Greece, using Geodetic Measurement and Computer Graphic Techniques

Mieke PFARR-HARFST | Marc GRELLERT, Germany: Project Report: 20 Years of Reconstructions at Technische  Universität Darmstadt

Eliana SIOTTO | Marco CALLIERI | Paolo PINGI |Roberto SCOPIGNO | Laura BENASSI | Alice PARRI | Denise LA MONICA, Italy: From the Archive documentation to standardized web database and 3D models: the case study of the Camaldolese Abbey in Volterra (Italy)


2D to 3D: Innovations in cost efficient and meaningful documentation for cultural heritage recording and excavation

Chairs: David BIBBY | Benjamin DUCKE, Germany

David BIBBY | Benjamin DUCKE, Germany: Survey2GIS: A flexible solution for the transfer of survey data to GIS

Sarah CHAPMAN | Marta LORENZON, UK: 3D modeling and mudbrick conservation at Tell Timai, Egypt

Jeroen DE REU, Belgium: Image-based 3D modelling, a (r)evolution in archaeological excavation practice?

Benjamin DUCKE | David BIBBY, Germany: Pathways to seamless and low-cost 3D data acquisition and management

Fabrizio GALEAZZI | Stefan LINDGREN, USA: Comparison of Laser Scanning and Dense Stereo Matching Techniques in Diverse Environmental Conditions and Light Exposure: the Case Study of Las Cuevas, Belize

Mohammad NABIL, Egypt: Time-lapse Panoramas for the Egyptian Heritage

Geert OVERMARS | R.G.A.M. PANHUYSEN, The Netherlands: Using a pseudo-3D GIS to interpret old archaeological data

Jamie QUARTERMAINE | Ann E. KILLEBREW, UK | USA: A new approach to 3D documentation of excavation and landscape at Tel Akko, Israel

Ilaria TRIZIO | Romolo CONTINENZA, Italy:  From the Structure from Motion to 3D Information Systems: integrated procedures for survey and archaeological documentation

Michael WAAS | David ZELL, Israel: Practical 3D Photogrammetry for the Conservation and Documentation of Cultural Heritage

Infrastructures and services for sharing of archaeological documentation

Chairs: Edeltraud ASPÖCK | Guntram GESER, Austria

Edeltraud ASPÖCK | Guntram GESER, Austria: What is an archaeological research infrastructure and why do we need it? Aims and challenges of ARIADNE

Michael CHARNO | Julian RICHARDS; UK: Crossing Borders: International Interoperability at the ADS

Panos CONSTANTOPOULOS | Costis DALLAS, Greece: DYAS: The Greek Research Infrastructure Network for the Humanities

Anthony CORNS | Robert SHAW, Ireland: Integrating archaeological remote sensing data within SDI and INSPIRE frameworks

Costis DALLAS | Dimitris GAVRILIS, Greece: The ARIADNE interoperability framework, component architecture and registry service

Martin DOERR | Gerald HIEBEL; Greece | Germany: Developing common European archaeological concepts through extending the CIDOC CRM within ARIADNE

Hella HOLLANDER, The Netherlands: The e-Depot for Dutch Archaeology – Archiving and publication of archaeological data

Ulf JAKOBSSON, Sweden: Swedish National Data (SND) services, the OAIS reference model and archaeological data

Anja MASUR | Keith MAY, Austria | UK: Comparing and mapping archaeological excavation data from different recording systems for integration using ontologies

Gustaf MOSSAKOWSKI, Germany: media.REIFF: A database for linked data documenting monuments and sites

Teija OIKARINEN, Finland: Developing Archaeological Excavation Data Management: a Local Case Study

Felix SCHÄFER | Martina TROGNITZ, Germany: Developing a research data centre for Germany: IANUS and its IT-guidelines

Roberto SCOPIGNO | Matteo DELLEPIANE, Italy: Which infrastructure support for visual data creation, archiving and visualization?

Armin VOLKMANN, Germany: Beyond administrative boundaries: archaeological networks of research



Video Session (2nd Video Award)

Chair: 7reasons, Austria

Marco BLOCK | Benjamin DUCKE | Markus KUBBUTAT, Germany: The flying archaeologist

Francesco CERBELLA | Federico CAPONI, Italy: Contemporary architecture and ancient suggestions, the Louis Kahn’s Hurva Synagogue project

A. FURLAN | P. GALIFI | S. MORETTI; Italy: Nero and the Domus Aurea

Gregor NOVAKOVIĆ | Luca ROZMAN | Aleš LAZAR, Slovenia: 3D Rekonstruktion Wartenberg

Marcello SCALZO | Claudio GIUSTINIANI, Italy: The strength of the images: a rupestrian church in Göreme (Turkey) as a symbol of heritage at risk

Davide TANASI | Francesco GABELLONE | Ivan FERRARI, Italy: ‘Siracusa 3D Reborn’. An Ancient Greek City brought Back To Life

Rebeka VITAL | Stefano BERTOCCI | Sandro PARRINELLO, Israel: Digital Documentation of the archaeological site of Masada, Israel


Poster Presentation

(New Technologies | Chair: Peter DORNINGER, Austria)

Filippo DIARA, Italy: New software and technologies applied to documentation and communication of Cultural Heritage

M. HORŇÁK | J. STREHLÍKOVÁ | J. ZACHAR, Slovakia: Towards a photogrammetry as an archaeological documentation method. The case study of Čachtice castle

Laura LAI | Matteo SORDINI, Italy: 3D documentation of a megalithic building in Sardinia

Ulrich MÜLLER | Alexandra KLINGELHÖFER | Jan-Martin HAFNER, Germany: Georeferenced 3D Laser Scan –  Correct Documentation and Descriptive Visualization

Karolina ROSIŃSKA-BALIK, Poland: (Re)constructing the past: 3d modeling of the Roman Temple.  From theory to virtual reality

Giles SPENCE MORROW | Paul R. DUFFY | Lauren TOSTI, Canada:Virtually There: Offsite georectified photogrammetric processing as onsite strategic excavation resource

Wolfgang SÜß, Germany: Rapid data gernation on large areas

Ronny WEßLING | Jakob MAURER | Alexandra KRENN-LEEB, Austria: Structure from motion for systematic single surface documentation on archaeological excavations

(Urban Archaeology | Chair: Peter DORNINGER, Austria)

C. CRESCENZI | G. GIUSTINIANI | M. SCALZO | G. VERDIANI, Italy: The Cappadocia landscape and its relationship with the rupestrian architectures

Paolo FORMAGLINI | Filippo GIANSANTI, Italy: The fortifications of Granada: Bab al-Difaf. The documentation, survey and new hypotheses of the forgotten monument

Ferdinando MARINO | Valentina TROTTA | Veronica BORELLI, Italy: The integration of geo-referenced data in the landscape archeology: the case of the northern part of the Kroton’s territory

Clara NERUCCI, Italy:Recording not to forget. A Post-medieval kilns’ survey

Andrea PASQUALI | Angela MANCUSO, Italy: Ancient buildings: digital survey and new hypotheses

Violetta REITER, Austria: The architecture of the Bronze Age graveyard at Neumarkt an der Ybbs

Hirofumi TERAMURA | Hiroshi YAMAGUCHI | Tomoyuki USAMI, Japan: Archaeological Research and Digital Documentation of Dabusia tepa in Uzbekistan

Ken THÖMEL | Anja GROTHE, Germany:The “Large Jewish Courtyard” in Berlin – Applied Methods on Site

(Cultural Heritage | Chair: Peter WALDHÄUSL, Austria)

M. ANDALORO | C. BORDINO | P. POGLIANI | D. SGHERRI, Italy: The UNITUS activities in Cappadocia, Turkey

Ann DEGREAVE | David BIBBY, Belgium | Germany: ARCHES (Archaeological Resources in Cultural Heritage – a European Standard)

Giulia DIONISIO | Panaiotis KRUKLIDIS, Italy:The Trojan War Myth as a didactic project: Innovative proposals for the understanding of the history

Stefan EICHERT | Viktor JANSA, Austria: OpenATLAS – an open source database application for archaeological, historical and spatial data

Valentina FANTINI, Italy: Art Noveau and abandon in Italy, documenting the Built Heritage before its loss

Josef GSPURNING, Austria: Graffiti @ Cultural Heritage

Réka GYÖRKE, Hungary: Archaeometrical investigations of finds found in the Late Avar age bloomery workshops at Bátaszék-Nagyorros (County Tolna, Hungary)

Isto HUVILA, Sweden: Archaeological information in the digital society

Annette S. ORTIZ MIRANDA | María Teresa DOMÉNECH-CARBÓ | Antonio DOMÉNECH, Spain: Characterization of morphological and chemical changes at micro- and nano- scale in contemporary paintings treated with biocides