Thursday, October 13, 2022

The Ancient Mediterranean Digital Project

The Ancient Mediterranean Digital Project is an open-access database on ship representations of the Mediterranean basin broadly covering the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age periods. Initially conceived as a means to publish the catalogue portion of my doctoral dissertation covering the eastern part of the region, the project has since expanded with a photogrammetry component, with further plans to include the western part of the basin in order to provide a holistic view of the entire Mediterranean. Drawing inspiration from exciting advances in the digital humanities and an ever-growing need for open-access research tools and digital cultural heritage preservation, the project’s ultimate aim is to create an up-to-date virtual maritime museum that gathers material which is widely dispersed in dozens of institutions on multiple continents, a significant portion of which remains poorly documented or little known...




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