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What is reconstruction all about? – Part 3/3

One of our specialities and passions is the reconstruction and visualisation of ancient architecture.┬áVirtual 3D-models make it possible to communicate a lot of information at a single glance. In this multi-part article I want to discuss the roots (Part 1), benefits (Part 2) and problems (Part 3) of archaeological reconstructions. Part 3: The problems So, […]

What is reconstruction all about? – Part 2/3

One of our specialities and passions is the reconstruction and visualisation of ancient architecture.┬áVirtual 3D-models make it possible to communicate a lot of information at a single glance. In this multi-part article I want to discuss the roots (Part 1), benefits (Part 2) and problems (Part 3) of archaeological reconstructions. Part 2: The benefits How […]

Traditional vs. New Museum

Here is a confession: If I go through an exhibition, I rather watch the exhibits than read their descriptions. To be precise: Most of the time, I don’t read any of the descriptions. This has something to do with the way I like to remember things, but mostly with the fact, that there is actually […]

What is reconstruction all about? – Part 1/3

One of our specialities and passions is the reconstruction and visualisation of ancient architecture.┬áVirtual 3D-models make it possible to communicate a lot of information at a single glance. In this multi-part article I want to discuss the roots (Part 1), benefits (Part 2) and problems (Part 3) of archaeological reconstructions. Part 1: The roots One […]

What to do, if you cannot excavate?

Since the Arab Revolution started in December 2010, several countries in the Near East and North Africa have either forced their leaders to give up their power, protested against them or are still in conflict. Naturally, the archaeological work in these countries came to a stop during that time. In the case of Egypt, excavations […]