Ogham in the British Museum

By Katherine Forsyth, OG(H)AM’s UK Principal Investigator Christmas came a little early last month when we were welcomed behind the scenes at the British Museum to record ogham-inscribed objects in its collection. Two are on public display and so some early starts were required to complete photography before the doors opened (it takes about two… Continue reading Ogham in the British Museum

3D and RTI: Shedding Light on Damaged Ogham

By Dr Megan Kasten, OG(H)AM’s UK Postdoctoral Researcher In March 2023’s Ogham of the month, I mentioned that OG(H)AM’s application of digital imaging techniques to the Bac Mhic Connain knife handle (S-INV-001; NMS X.GNB 134) has offered new insights into the damaged parts of the ogham inscription. Because this is one of only four known… Continue reading 3D and RTI: Shedding Light on Damaged Ogham

Three Approaches to Digital Imaging

By Dr Megan Kasten, OG(H)AM’s UK Postdoctoral Researcher Last month, the OG(H)AM project digitally recorded two of the ogham stones and seven ogham-inscribed portable objects in the National Museum of Ireland’s collections with the help of Irish project partners, the Discovery Programme. The team included OG(H)AM Postdoc Researchers, Megan Kasten and Nora White, OG(H)AM intern… Continue reading Three Approaches to Digital Imaging