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Articles about our published materials

The current issue of the French magazine “Les Cahiers Science & Vie: Histoire et Civilisations” features two of our reconstructions of Uruk. On the bottom left you can see the reconstruction of Architectural Layer 8 and on the bottom right you’ll see the Eanna ziggurat of the Ur-III period. The issue is dedicated to the rise and the necessity of cities during the emergence of civilisations. You can check out their website here.

In the current issue of the German magazine “Archäologie Weltweit”, one of our reconstructions of the Oxus Temple is featured! The project of the Oxus Temple is not online on our website yet, but we will change that soon. You can have a look at the magazine for free here.

During the last Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (CHNT18) I held a presentation of the visualisations of Uruk. Finally, the online-publication is out and you can read the article.

The visualisation of Uruk (PDF, 800 KB)

Also check out the conferences website.

The reconstruction of the White Temple on the Anu Ziggurat was published in a brand new anthology by John Julius Norwich. In this book, ancient cities from all over the world are described. Of course, the beginning is made by… Uruk!

Norwich, J.J. (Ed.) 2014: Cities that shaped the Ancient World, London: Thames & Hudson.

On the 20th of September 2014, Prof. Dr. Markus Hilgert, Director of the Near Eastern Department of the Pergamonmuseum Berlin, was presenting a talk about the necessity of modern-day museums within our society. In it he argues, that today the digitalisation of ancient artefacts and the presentation of virtual models are becoming more and more important for modern exhibitions. To underline these examples he showed some of our visualisations.

You can listen to his presentation (in German) on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7Ffg9n2yhY


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