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3DVisA Index of 3D Projects: Archaeology

Mount Olympus Project

This is one of the earliest heritage visualisations to make a clear distinction between surviving material evidence and hypothetical reconstruction. The project was concerned with digital reconstruction of the ancient temples of Zeus and Demeter whose remains have been excavated on Mount Olympus. Solid models of both temples were created and combined with images of the surviving ruins, which could be displayed by clicking on the model.

[Any further information about this project will be much appreciated.]

Project dates: 1994

Resource status: Unknown.

Contributors: N. Dessipris and E. Varsou, The Aristotle University of Thessalonika and the Athens Technology Centre.

Sources and further details:

Dessipris, N. and Varsou, E. (1994), 'The "Mount Olympos" Project', EVA'94 - Proceedings of the 1994 Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts Conference, London, vol. i, pp. 29-41.

Record compiled by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel. Last updated: 11 September 2006.

3DVisA gratefully acknowledges the help of ...... with preparation of this record.

Aristotle University of Thessalonika, Athens Technology Centre and 3DVisA, 2006.

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