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Kite aerial archaeology - a search for the lost church
December 2022 edited December 2022 in General
Sometime between the 16th and 18th century a church in Slovenian Karst was abandoned, ruined - and thoroughly forgotten. A couple of weeks ago some crazy guys showed up with a kite and a near-infrared camera, and ...
A long read about kite aerial archaeology, a lost church, and an amazing landscape palimpsest of human activity, going back thousands of years, is here: https://kapjasa.si/en/a-landscape-palimpsest-and-a-lost-church/
Here are some near-infrared kite aerial photos of the site - and a NDVI map showing something hidden underground:
Wonderful story of mixing history, archaeology, kite flying and IR photography!
Keep up the excellent work!
More brilliant work. If there was a Nobel prize for kite archaeology, you would certainly be prime contenders.