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We got published again, seems to be some kind of mesopotamian publication trend here in Germany.

We have been published again, this time also on the cover of the recent “Spektrum der Wissenschaft Spezial” about the emergence of cities. Today the deposit copies arrived and we are very proud.

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

Besides our animations during the exhibition “Uruk – 5000 years of megacity”, there was also one made by the “Deutsche Luft- und Raumfahrtgesellschaft” (DLR). We provided the models and the DLR created a flight through space down to Iraq and into Uruk, during the Seleucid Period. You can find the animation and a comprehensive description in the link below.

Animation @ DLR

This is the last missing part of our Uruk exhibition material. The reconstruction of Uruk during the 3rd dynasty of Ur was actually a long finished project, but was enriched by a loose, lifelike reconstruction of the city for the exhibition “Uruk – 5000 years of megacity”. You can read everything about the project on our website, where you also find a short video.

The project on artefacts-berlin.de

Or jump directly to the animation on vimeo


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