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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Long-term collaboration

The Time Maps team wishes to extend its warmest thanks to all Portuguese colleagues and friends for organizing this event, as it now makes preparations for an effective and long-term collaboration.


The end of the visit was marked by friends and collaborators in Mação organizing an archaeo-metallurgy experiment that began with a prehistoric cooking experiment.


Sunday August 4 – at Dr. Davide Delfino’s request was initiated the collaboration for the virtual presentation of the collection of the new Museum of archaeology and Iberic arts (Museu Iberico de Arqueologia e Arte de Abrantes) using an Augmented Reality application. To start with, a few exhibits from the collection “2500 Anos de Armas […]

Castelo Velho da Zimbreira

Thursday and Friday, the 1 and 2 of August respectively – trips were organized to Castelo Velho da Zimbreira, with the purpose of taking GPS coordinates, and to view and photograph the archaeological excavations coordinated by Dr. Davide Delfino, in order to use these information for the Time Maps project. Details of developing an AR […]

Public conference

Saturday August 3 at 21h – a public conference was held in at the Museu de Arte Pré-Histórica de Mação in the presence of his Excelency the Mayor of Mação, dr. José Manuel Saldanha Rocha, and of the community. The Time Map project, the 3D virtual reconstructions and Augmented Reality mobile-learning applications were presented. His […]

Informal meeting

Friday August 2 at 18h – informal meeting and discussion with specialists and archaeologists from ITM – Drs. Davide Delfino, Sara Cura, Pedro Cura and PhD student Sara Garcês. Professor Dragoş Gheorghiu discussed proposals to initiate the collaboration between the Time Maps team and ITM.


Friday August 2 at 16h – Professor Dragos Gheorghiu gave a presentation on the South Eastern Europe Chalcolithic traditions at the Museu de Arte Pré-Histórica de Mação, in the presence of a group of PhD students and young volunteers participating in the Summer School of Archaeology Mação. PhD students Matteo Cantisani (Italy), Andres Alarcon (Columbia) […]


In early July 2013, Prof. Luiz Oosterback and Dr. Davide Delfino from Instituto Terra and Memoria (ITM) Mação, Portugal, extended an invitation to the Time Maps team to organize a conference on the research project at the Museu de Arte Pré-Historia de Mação and to conduct meetings with ITM specialists and PhD students, as well […]