You can assist existing research projects with tasks that need human intelligence, such as the accurate location of artefact findspots or photographed scenes, the identification of subject matter in historic archives, the masking of photos meant for 3D modelling, or the transcription of letters and catalogues. Other tasks might require on-location contributions by members of the public, such as submitting your own photographs of particular archaeological sites or objects. By contributing to a MicroPasts project you will:
To start contributing, just choose one of our Featured Projects below or visit our full list of ongoing Projects.
A transcription project for the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Application for the tagging of short YouTube videos focussing on the Roman Empire and its heritage in modern Britain
Application for the tagging of long YouTube videos focussing on the Roman Empire and its heritage in modern Britain
Transcription of site catalogue cards from the Montpelier excavations
Translating a German language newspaper from New Forest Setley Plain POW Camp 65
Photo-masking an Egyptian Sphinx Gallery 4 British Museum