The Wall

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The first thing you notice when  walking into Prof. Jean Li’s office is “the wall”. Reminiscent of an article I read a few years ago ( the above photo from “A Beautiful Mind” is one of many used in this this article from Esquire  http://www.esquire.co.uk/culture/film/news/a7703/detective-show-crazy-walls/), it clearly indicates the “known knowns”.

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Luckily German archeologist Hermann Ranke was extremely thorough with his sketches.  Below is  a top view of how he imagined the Temple would have looked when it was fully intact.

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Top view
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Profile view

Using “the wall” as a reference, I’ve started to separate the  Heidelberg Museum photos into their different sections.

Exterior Walls:

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Front Columned Hall:

Again, another detailed image from Herman.

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Column detail

First Pillar Hall:

Sanctuary:

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Kris Howald

I was immersed into the world of virtual archeology for my Masters Research Project at Ryerson University.  The focus of this project was the digital reconstruction of the el-Hibeh temple in Egypt.  After four months I believe I was able to demonstrate the potential this medium has to offer as a way of bridging the past and present.

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