Late prehistoric pit
Here’s a nice (if I do say so myself) 3-D model of a 0.9m diameter pit uncovered (excavated and recorded by Keiran Boyle) during an evaluation in Northumberland during the summer of 2019. The pit is likely late prehistoric in origin with at least two periods of use. The model is detailed enough that you can look at the cross section of the pit fill and see the deposition layers and burning.
Interestingly, the remains of a curled lead artefact were found within the last deposit placed in the pit. Hopefully, the palaeoenvironmental and radiocarbon samples will tell us more of the date and use of the pit!
This week we had the chance to test our new Insta360 camera (during a building recording project), designed for taking 360° video and photography. Remember all the effort it used to take to create a bubbleworld? It appears now all it takes is a 5 second shot on the camera and then a ‘save as’ command once the file is downloaded. Initially the camera produces a panorama which it then stitches together automatically into the bubbleworld
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