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Digital Giza

Visualizing the Pyramids

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$27.00 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674731233

Publication Date: 09/05/2016

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256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

89 color illustrations, 11 halftones

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  • Chronology
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Giza Necropolis in Time and Space
  • 2. Archaeological Explorations at Giza from 1800 to the Present: Windows
    • 2.1. Napoleon in Egypt
    • 2.2. Thutmose IV
    • 2.3. Karl Richard Lepsius
    • 2.4. George Reisner
    • 2.5. Hermann Junker
    • 2.6. The Boats of Khufu
  • 3. From Stone to Silicon: Translating the Medium
  • 4. Giza 3D: The Real-Time Immersive Experience
  • 5. Case Studies: Pyramid, Temple, Tomb, Statue, Human
    • Reconstruction: How Much Is Too Much?
    • Will It Fit?
    • Everything Changes
    • Simulation City
    • “The kid stays in the picture” (Animated Characters and Avatars)
  • 6. Where Can We Go from Here?
  • Endnotes
  • Linkography and Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits

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