09 August 2009

Archaeology without digging: Altinum

The Vigorous North has a great post about the use of remote sensing to find the city plan of ancient Altinum, a precursor to Venice. Check out the amazing results from infrared aerial photography:

Read the full post here.

Remote sensing is another great argument for being much more cautious about excavation and its destructive results.

Thanks to Christian for the link!

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