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Two fresh animations

[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 […]

Exhibition catalogue: Ana ziqquratim

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 […]

Upcoming exhibition: ana ziqquratim (Strasbourg)

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 […]

Published at Khanacademy.org

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 […]

Published: Cities that shaped the Ancient World

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.

Published: Italian magazine ARCHEO (July 2013)

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 […]

Round-up of 19 weeks Uruk exhibition in Berlin

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 […]

Presentation: The architecture and reconstruction of Uruk

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 […]

New project online: The White Temple

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 […]

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