3D Data Retrieval of Archaeological Pottery

  • Martin Kampel
  • Robert Sablatnig
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4270)


Motivated by the requirements of the present archaeology, we are developing an automated system for archaeological classification and reconstruction of ceramics. This paper shows different acquisition techniques in order to get 3D data of pottery and to compute the profile sections of fragments. With the enhancements shown in this paper, archaeologists get a tool to do archaeological documentation of pottery in a computer assisted way.


Acquisition System Profile Line Manual Orientation Profile Section Acquisition Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Kampel
    • 1
  • Robert Sablatnig
    • 1
  1. 1.Image Processing and Pattern Recognition GroupVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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