Virtual Reconstruction of Roman Household Furniture Using Ancient Sources

Manuel Moreno Alcaide

Abstract

The aim of this paper is the recreation of the various domestic environments of the Romandomus, with particular attention to the furniture and dishes that are linked very closely with each one of the rooms within it. First, there has been a collection of ancient sources, with particular attention to the inscriptions, wall paintings and mosaics, then there has been a catalog of parts in response to various aspects such as the type of object or stay they occupied.Secondly we have proceeded to the digitization of images for late reconstruction using SketchUp8. In conclusion, we intend to virtually rebuild the Roman household furniture to make it understandable to these spaces.


Keywords

Roman furniture; Roman house; Virtual reconstruction

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