I just published a small blog post about Archaeological Reconstructions on the blog of Smarthistory. It is short, but covers the essentials of reconstruction. You can have a look here: http://smarthistoryblog.org/2015/12/15/archaeological-reconstructions-by-sebastian-hageneuer-m-a/
As part of the Ancient Near East section at khanacademy.org, you can learn a lot about the Sumerian culture. One article is dedicated to the Anu Zuggurat and the White Temple in Uruk. We provided our reconstructions to illustrate that article and for everybody to understand better the complex architecture of that time. Take a […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is a bit in the past, but we just received our deposit copies of the July issue of the Italian magazine Archeo. This magazine is dedicated to archaeological stories and news. Massimo Vidale and Andreas M. Steiner wrote an article about the fascinating metropolis of Uruk and of course mentioned the Uruk exhibition in […]
We are happy to announce, that we were able to publish some of our pictures in a new book for children. It introduces Uruk and the archaeology of Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh and Cuneiform Writing. You can learn about ancient law and with how many bricks the wall of Uruk was built. It is written in German […]
In the very first issue of “Archäologie Weltweit” (1/2013) is an article about Uruk and the exhibition, which features two of our pictures. One shows the sliced building C of the Late Uruk Period and the other the ziggurat of the Ur III Period. This new magazine is published by the German Archaeological Institute and […]