Not all models are the same. When we create 3D visualisations, we build (model) these virtual data in a way, that is helpful to us when creating stills or animations. Sometimes, we build only certain views and sometimes we need to be very exact when we create our models and add a lot of detail. […]
[ylwm_vimeo height=”258″ width=”458″]146555829[/ylwm_vimeo] For the ongoing exhibition “Ana ziqquratim” in Strasbourg, we have created two animations. The first one being an overfly of the Anu Ziqqurrat of the Late Uruk Period (2nd half of the 4th millennium BCE) and the second one being an overfly of the Eanna Ziqqurrat of the Ur III Period (21st century […]
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 […]
Between the 27th of April and the 21st of June 2016 there will be an exhibition on ziggurats in Strasbourg (France). We were happy to provide two animations for this exhibtion, where you can see the Anu Ziggurat and the Eanna Ziggurat in detail besides other visualisations of ziggurats. If you have the possibility, please […]
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 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.
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 […]
Since the 25th of April until today, the 8th of September 2013, the Uruk exhibition “Uruk – 5.000 years of the megacity” was presented at the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin. The exhibition attracted over 400.000 visitors in 19 weeks. On busy days, around 6.000 visitors a day walked trough the halls of the Pergamonmuseum and learned […]
When: 11th of July 2013, 6 p.m., free entry, presentation in German Where: Gobelin-Saal, Bode-Museum, Am Kupfergraben 1, 10178 Berlin What: Monumental architecture of the 4th and 3rd mill. BCE in Uruk Who: Prof. Ricardo Eichmann (DAI) and Sebastian Hageneuer (Artefacts) Prof. Ricardo Eichmann will talk about the monumental architecture of Uruk and its evolution. He will give […]
After the exhibition “Uruk – 5000 years of the Megacity” has finally opened and is still running, we will – step by step – release some of the material that you can see in the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue. Today, we uploaded the project page of the White Temple. The inside view of the […]
We gave an interview in the Tagesspiegel about our work that is displayed in the exhibition “Uruk – 5000 years of the megacity“, which will be open on the 25th of April 2013. There is an online version of the article here.
On the 25th of April, that’s in about two weeks, the exhibition “Uruk – 5.000 years of the megacity” will be open to the public at the Pergamon Museum Berlin. For the last five years we were working closely with the German Archaeological Institute to reconstruct major parts of the ancient city of Uruk. Some […]