Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
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Future directions for this project:
A comparison between a monocle and a magnifying glass--are there any parallels in the social significance of these two tools?
This project was done from a scientific angle, but what about the magnifying glass in other contexts? Is it being replaced in the field by more advanced imaging techniques, cameras for example? Other case studies into these uses would illuminate the evolution of technology over time.
Back to The Magnifying Glass.