Digitising glass plate negatives from the archives in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

soviet glass plates

АРХЕОЛОГИ ТАДЖИКИСТАНА ПРИСТУПИЛИ К АРХИВАЦИИ НЕОБЫЧНОГО ТИПА АРХИВНОГО МАТЕРИАЛА «СТЁКЛЫШКИ» ARCHAEOLOGISTS OF TAJIKISTAN HAVE begun digitising AN UNUSUAL TYPE OF ARCHIVAL MATERIAl – glASS plate negatives An update from G. KARIMOVA of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan on their recent work cataloguing and digitising glass plate negatives. For a long time, the photo department was dominated by calotype, in which photographers usually used a paper substrate to create photos. But in the middle of the 19th century, after many… Read More

Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan

Институт истории, археологии и этнографии Национальной академии наук Республики Татарстан update from T. Filimonova’s team 2020 группы Т.Г.Филимоновой за 2020 год Group members: junior researchers O. Kalandarova, A. Sharipov, I. Ashurmadov, laboratory assistants: P. Murodova, M. Filimonov, A. Karaev. The group is mobile, interchangeable for the duration of one of the employees’ work on expeditions, business trips, vacations, or for other reasons. Over the past year, the group continued to work with the funds of the Department of Archaeology of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of… Read More

Khatlon, Tajikistan: a multi-source remote sensing approach

Federica Cilio looks at using Google Earth, ESRI, Bing Aerial, CORONA, and Soviet topographic maps to demonstrate that the combination of this data allows an accurate and in-depth view of an area of interest.