“A high fidelity reconstruction of ancient Egypt: the temple of Kalabsha” by Sundstedt, Chalmers and Martinez

  • ©Veronica Sundstedt, Alan Chalmers, and Philippe Martinez




    A high fidelity reconstruction of ancient Egypt: the temple of Kalabsha



    Accurate light simulation is of highest importance in archaeological reconstructions when you want to investigate how a site might have looked like in the past. Failure to use the highest fidelity means there is a very real danger of misrepresenting the past. This sketch describes the high fidelity reconstruction and realistic lighting simulation of an ancient Egyptian temple.


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    2. SIEGLER, K. G. AND ROMBOCK, U. 1970, Kalabsha: Architektur und Baugeschichte des Tempels. Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin.
    3. WARD LARSON, G. AND SHAKESPEARE, R. 1998, Rendering with RADIANCE: The art and science of lighting
    4. WRIGHT, G. R. H., 1972 Kalabsha: The preserving of the temple. Gebr. Mann Verlag, Berlin.

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