"Digi-Tel Azekah: Digitally Modeling Archaeological Remains on the Judean-Philistine Borderline" -- Reconstructing ancient Isreal in virtual reality

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
1117 UCC

Robert Cargill (Classics and Religious Studies, CLAS) presents "Digi-Tel Azekah: Digitally Modeling Archaeological Remains on the Judean-Philistine Borderline" --  Reconstructing ancient Isreal in virtual reality. Cargill, Professor of Classics & Religious Studies, previews the preliminary results of the first two seasons of excavation at Tel Azekah, Israel. The talk focuses on the 3-D, digital reconstruction being done by Dr. Cargill and his students to map and recreate the ancient site in virtual reality.

This event is a Studio Talk season (formerly PDH4L), a series of informal lunchtime talks about public digital arts and humanities. For a full schedule, see: http://dsph.uiowa.edu/wpDSPH/studiotalks/