Computer Tools for Archaeological Reference Collections: The Case of the Ceramics of the Iberian Period from Andalusia (Spain)

  • A. L. Martínez-Carrillo
  • A. Ruiz
  • M. J. Lucena
  • J. M. Fuertes
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 247)


The use of new media in the service of cultural heritage is a fast growing field. The development of dynamic web has changed the concept for sharing information, allowing quick access to data and enabling the contents update through the active participation of users. Building digital heritage requires substantial resources in materials, expertise, tools and cost. Also there is a necessity of reflection to promote forms of electronic publication adapted to the needs of archaeologists. This contribution describes an approach and it main strategic choices followed in the construction of an open system through Internet to access and share archaeological information concerning to pottery shapes.


Archaeological pottery integrated technologies web system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Martínez-Carrillo
    • 1
  • A. Ruiz
    • 1
  • M. J. Lucena
    • 2
  • J. M. Fuertes
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro Andaluz de Arqueología IbéricaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Informática, Escuela Politécnica SuperiorUniversidad de JaénJaénSpain

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