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Virtual archaeology : great discoveries brought to life through virtual reality

Author: Maurizio Forte; Alberto Siliotti
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Virtual archaeology" is the first book to take advantage of the advances made in recent years in visualizing and analyzing ancient sites and buildings. The computerized reconstructions seen here come from laboratories all over the world-Japan, United States, Europe. The book is organized regionally and chronologically, ranging from ancient Egypt to the Americas, from Europe's first settlement to the China of Kubla  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Photographs
Aerial photographs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Forte; Alberto Siliotti
ISBN: 0500050856 9780500050859
OCLC Number: 36942800
Language Note: Translation of: Archeologia: percorsi virtuali nelle civilità scomparse.
Notes: Also published as: Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds. New York : H.N. Abrams, 1997.
Description: 294 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Archeologia.
Responsibility: [general editors, Maurizio Forte, Alberto Siliotti] ; foreword, Colin Renfrew.

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"Virtual archaeology" is the first book to take advantage of the advances made in recent years in visualizing and analyzing ancient sites and buildings. The computerized reconstructions seen here come from laboratories all over the world-Japan, United States, Europe. The book is organized regionally and chronologically, ranging from ancient Egypt to the Americas, from Europe's first settlement to the China of Kubla Khan, Philip of Macedonon's tomb, China's teracotta army, Moche golden tomb in Peru, ancient Rome, classical Athens etc.

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