3D reconstruction and digitalization of an archeological site, Itanos, Crete

Authors

  • Rudy Ercek Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Didier Viviers Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Nadine Warzée Université Libre de Bruxelles

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4995/var.2010.4794

Keywords:

3D reconstruction, 3D digitalization, Archeology, Computer graphics, Virtual reality

Abstract

The city of Itanos is situated in the North-East of Crete. Between 1994 and 2005, the French School of Archaeology at Athens (Efa) and the Center for Mediterranean Studies in Rethymnon carried out excavation campaigns during which a necropolis and an Archaic building have been explored by a team of the CReA. A very close collaboration between archeologists, engineers and computer graphic designers allowed the 3D reconstruction of these remains. The archeologist was able to directly verify his hypotheses during the reconstruction process. In summer 2007 and 2008, a 3D digitalization of Itanos was made in order to insert the 3D reconstructions into the actual landscape.

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Author Biographies

Rudy Ercek, Université Libre de Bruxelles

LISA Laboratory of Image Synthesis and Analysis, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Belgium

Didier Viviers, Université Libre de Bruxelles

CReA Centre de Recherches Archéologiques, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Belgium

Nadine Warzée, Université Libre de Bruxelles

LISA Laboratory of Image Synthesis and Analysis, Université Libre de Bruxelles. Belgium

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Published

2010-04-11

How to Cite

Ercek, R., Viviers, D., & Warzée, N. (2010). 3D reconstruction and digitalization of an archeological site, Itanos, Crete. Virtual Archaeology Review, 1(1), 81–85. https://doi.org/10.4995/var.2010.4794

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