Well now, that is a sensible use of a Drone.
According to the head of the research field, Rember Martínez Baca, the tiny ship was modified by the archaeological team of the Ministry of Culture to fly over the area.
"It's a 'drone' modified by us, it flies over the structures and takes an approximately 10 pictures per second,".
He further explained that the job is to "control the final product in a three-dimensional reconstruction" of what is in the field. It is in this way that they can save twice the time.
The director of the project located within the sports complex of the Videna, Fernando Herrera Garcia said there are 13 graves found belonging to the Lima Culture (200-700 AD) and Yschma (1100-1400 AD), although two of them has not yet been determined origin.
(EFE). Eleven pre-Inca tombs belonging to the Lima culture (200-700 AD) and Yschma (1100-1400 AD) were located inside the Villa Deportiva Nacional (Videna) in the district of San Luis. The presentation was conducted by a team from the Ministry of Culture that the excavation work began last December.
The archaeological site is made of adobe, a mixture of clay and sand that gives an earthy color to the entire building, and reveals some chambers containing characters inside mummified along with offerings such as ceramics and seeds.
Herrera said in an interview with EFE that was excavated approximately 40% of the Tupac Amaru huaca B and has used technology including aerial imagery.
"What we're doing now is working, take the aerial photo and we will see the projection wall and we follow (...) This has allowed us to know the projection wall, knowing where to go, where are the hits," he said.
Originally posted by Schmidt1989
Guess you guys have never heard of LIDAR?