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Come on and step in! You are standing in Pi-Ramesse the capital city of Ramesses II. in the 13th century BCE. Have a look around and use your cursor to move the view. Maybe you will be able to find a hint of the upcoming exhibtion of Ramesses II. in Karlsruhe this month!

(c) artefacts-berlin.de & authors

Here is a first preview image of the visualisation of Piramesses, the capital city of Ramesses II. We are visualising a whole island full of houses, vegetation and at a later point also people. This is a very first draft and will change eventually, but you can have a first look. It only shows a small part of the island, as we are still in the progress of reconstructing it.


For the ongoing exhibition “Ana ziqquratim” in Strasbourg, we have created two animations. The first onbe being an overfly of the Anu Ziggurat of the Late Uruk Period (2nd half of the 4th millennium BCE) and the second one being an overfly of the Eanna Ziggurat of the Ur III Period (21st century BCE) in Uruk. The models are not new and you can find the description of both projects already on our website, but the two animations are brand-new. Enjoy!

Anu Ziggurat Project on artefacts-berlin.de

Eanna Ziggurat Project on artefacts-berlin.de

Complementing the ongoing exhibition “ana ziqquratim” in Strasbourg, the exhibition catalogue is published, where I was able to contribute a small article about the White Temple of Uruk. It is in French (thank you very much for the translation!), but the catalogue is worth a look. On 287 pages you will find over 30 articles concerning the topic of Ancient Near Eastern architecture and especially ziggurats. The exhibition is still ongoing and you can see it between the 27th of April and the 21st of June 2016 in Strasbourg: Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg, 6 place de la République, 67000 Strasbourg.

You can see a short video about the exhibition here: http://utv.unistra.fr/index.php?id_video=761
The official website is here: http://pbabel.u-strasbg.fr/

Some folks over at Genial.ly turned one of our graphics, the childrens illustration of an excavation, into an interactive graphic, where you can click on the different people and get their job on the excavation. We are not sure whom to thank for that, but here it is:

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