Over the years, the IOSA project has been developing open source software tools.

Some are still currently maintained by Stefano Costa.

Check out also the ICCD documentation project and the pages about Villard d’Honnecourt.

Harris Matrix

The broader aim of generalizing the usage of open source tools for the generation of Harris Matrix, the most widely used conceptual tool for analysing archae...


IOSACal is a radiocarbon calibration program and programming library, written in Python.


Kotyle measures capacity of amphorae and other ceramic vessels.


Tipom is a R package for typometry of lithic tools.

Total Open Station

Total Open station is a program to download and convert data from total station survey devices.