ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESCUE EXCAVATION AND DIGITALIZATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
Keywords: Archaeology, digitalization, cultural heritage, terrestrial laser scanning, conservation, 3D, Versailles, Pompei
Abstract. We present in this paper the original work and projects of AFT, a French company working in the complementary fields of topography, archaeological rescue excavation and digitalization of cultural heritage. Here are described more precisely the application of 3D scanning in archaeology, especially in rescue excavation, and the wish of the company to be ahead of its time in this field., followed by two examples, one in heritage object studies, the other in heritage building studies.