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Low-cost Tech for Aerial Archeology, Part One

Last February we took a look at how airborne lidar is revolutionizing the science of archeology in Lidar and The Lost City of the Monkey God. Lidar is nothing less than a godsend for the search for lost cities and civilizations. But it comes at a price, one that cash-strapped archeologists can’t always afford. I’d...

The Future of Treasure Hunting Part 2: Eyes in the Skies

A scene from the Detectorists, a BBC comedy that follows the lives of small-town hobbyists using metal detectors to hunt for buried treasure, illustrates important aspects of the future of treasure hunting. In the last episode of season one, the team is searching a local farm for the ship-burial site of King Sexred of the...