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The Resource Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds, editors, Maurizio Forte and Alberto Siliotti ; foreword, Colin Renfrew

Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds, editors, Maurizio Forte and Alberto Siliotti ; foreword, Colin Renfrew

Label
Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds
Title
Virtual archaeology
Title remainder
re-creating ancient worlds
Statement of responsibility
editors, Maurizio Forte and Alberto Siliotti ; foreword, Colin Renfrew
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
930.1/028/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: Archeologia: percorsi virtuali nelle civilità scomparse
LC call number
CC168
LC item number
.A73 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds, editors, Maurizio Forte and Alberto Siliotti ; foreword, Colin Renfrew
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Çatak Hüyük: the origins of the city / Alberto Siliotti -- Discovering the ancient land of Magan / Serge Cleuziou -- Ebla: a rediscovered city / Paolo Matthiae. The monumental architecture of Ebla reborn on computer / Lorenzo Nigro -- Philology and computers in the study of the Ebla texts / Paolo Matthiae -- Uruk: at the heart of the Sumerian Empire / Serge Cleuziou -- Ur: the city of the flood / Serge Cleuziou -- Babylon: the 'Gate of the Gods' / Serge Cleuziou -- Susa: from site to museum / Annie Caubet -- Isernia: Europe's first human settlement / Carlo Peretto. Functional experimentation and analyses / Laura Longo, Carlo Peretto -- Studying the animal bones from Isernia La Pineta / Patrizia Anconetani, Carlo Peretto
  • Contents (cont.): Delphi: the navel of the ancient world / Furio Durando -- Olympia: home of Zeus / Furio Durando -- The royal tombs of Macedonia. Macedonian funerary architecture / Furio Durando -- Rome's urban landscape. The 'house' of Romulus / Maurizio Forte -- Pompeii: the time-machine. The great eruption / Maurizio Forte -- Urban archaeology of the Indus Valley / Massimo Vidale -- Bronze Age cities in south-central Asia / Maurizio Cattani, Roberto De Nicola, Sabatino Laurenza, Ivana Marra -- Bactria and Margiana in the Bronze Age. The digitized archaeological map -- The excavation of Tahirbaj / Maurizio Cattani -- The Scythians: peoples of the Steppes / Maurizio Cattani -- The Age of Jade. Archaeology in the Far East -- Jade / Filippo Salviati
  • Contents (cont.): The great megalithic monuments. The mysterious subterranean temples of Malta / Emiliana Petrioli -- Ötzi: the ice man. A model of interdisciplinary research / Annaluisa Pedrotti -- Minoan Crete and the Phaistos Disc / Louis Godart -- Cyclopean architecture of Mycenaean cities / Furio Durando -- Bologna: home of the Villanovans. The Villanovan hut / Maurizio Forte -- Amber and gold: the Etruscan trading centre of Verucchio. The bronzes / Maurizio Forte -- Princely Daunia. The funerary Stelae / Maurizio Forte -- Entella: a long-lived fortress city / Riccardo Guglielmino, Giuseppe Nenci, Maria Cecilia Parra, Simonetta Storti, Maria Adelaide Vaggioli. The decrees of Entella / Giuseppe Nenci -- The Acropolis of Athens / Furio Durando
  • Contents (cont.): The Shang dynasty: new discoveries / Filippo Salviati -- Qin Shi Huangdi's terracotta army. The first emperor of China -- The Great Wall -- The secrets of the funerary tumulus / Filippo Salviati -- Museums and restoration / Filippo Salviati -- The archaeology of Mongolia. Beijing / Filippo Salviati -- Ancient Japan. Yoshinogari and the mythical kingdom of Yamatai -- Computers and archaeology / Filippo Salviati -- Pueblo Bonito and the Anasazi Indians. The historical sources / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Cahokia: an ancient North American city. The temple-platforms of Moundville / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Teotihuacan: the city of the gods / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan
  • Contents (cont.): Tikal: a jungle metropolis / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Palenque and the mysterious pyramid. The Maya calendar -- Maya dress / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Copán: city of art / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The discovery of Tenochtitlan's great temple / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Deciphering the Aztec script / Joaquin Galarza -- The great Inca empire of the Andes. Artifacts of everyday life -- Textile art -- Agriculture / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The mysterious Nazca lines. The cult of the dead / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The Moche civilization. The tomb of the 'Lord of Sipán' / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan
  • Contents: Foreword / Colin Renfrew -- Introduction / Maurizio Forte -- Saharan rock art / Mauro Cremaschi -- Giza: the last wonder of the ancient world / Rainer Stadelmann -- Saqqara: from the past to the future / Marie Carmela Betrò -- The tomb of Horemheb / Jacobus van Dijk -- The pyramid of Pepy I / Audran Labrousse -- The 'Pyramid Texts' and the computer / Isabelle Pierre -- Faiyum: restoration and virtual archaelolgy / Edda Bresciani -- Medinet Madi: aerial photographs and photo-interpretation / Walter Ferri -- A youthful face for Prince Wadji / Francesco Mallegni -- Karnak: a temple in a computer. The puzzle of the Talatat / Alberto Silotti -- The royal cemeteries of Thebes. Nefertari and her tomb / Alberto Siliotti -- The adventure of Abu Simbel / Alberto Siliotti
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780810939431
Lccn
96043482
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
ocm35646472
Label
Virtual archaeology : re-creating ancient worlds, editors, Maurizio Forte and Alberto Siliotti ; foreword, Colin Renfrew
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Çatak Hüyük: the origins of the city / Alberto Siliotti -- Discovering the ancient land of Magan / Serge Cleuziou -- Ebla: a rediscovered city / Paolo Matthiae. The monumental architecture of Ebla reborn on computer / Lorenzo Nigro -- Philology and computers in the study of the Ebla texts / Paolo Matthiae -- Uruk: at the heart of the Sumerian Empire / Serge Cleuziou -- Ur: the city of the flood / Serge Cleuziou -- Babylon: the 'Gate of the Gods' / Serge Cleuziou -- Susa: from site to museum / Annie Caubet -- Isernia: Europe's first human settlement / Carlo Peretto. Functional experimentation and analyses / Laura Longo, Carlo Peretto -- Studying the animal bones from Isernia La Pineta / Patrizia Anconetani, Carlo Peretto
  • Contents (cont.): Delphi: the navel of the ancient world / Furio Durando -- Olympia: home of Zeus / Furio Durando -- The royal tombs of Macedonia. Macedonian funerary architecture / Furio Durando -- Rome's urban landscape. The 'house' of Romulus / Maurizio Forte -- Pompeii: the time-machine. The great eruption / Maurizio Forte -- Urban archaeology of the Indus Valley / Massimo Vidale -- Bronze Age cities in south-central Asia / Maurizio Cattani, Roberto De Nicola, Sabatino Laurenza, Ivana Marra -- Bactria and Margiana in the Bronze Age. The digitized archaeological map -- The excavation of Tahirbaj / Maurizio Cattani -- The Scythians: peoples of the Steppes / Maurizio Cattani -- The Age of Jade. Archaeology in the Far East -- Jade / Filippo Salviati
  • Contents (cont.): The great megalithic monuments. The mysterious subterranean temples of Malta / Emiliana Petrioli -- Ötzi: the ice man. A model of interdisciplinary research / Annaluisa Pedrotti -- Minoan Crete and the Phaistos Disc / Louis Godart -- Cyclopean architecture of Mycenaean cities / Furio Durando -- Bologna: home of the Villanovans. The Villanovan hut / Maurizio Forte -- Amber and gold: the Etruscan trading centre of Verucchio. The bronzes / Maurizio Forte -- Princely Daunia. The funerary Stelae / Maurizio Forte -- Entella: a long-lived fortress city / Riccardo Guglielmino, Giuseppe Nenci, Maria Cecilia Parra, Simonetta Storti, Maria Adelaide Vaggioli. The decrees of Entella / Giuseppe Nenci -- The Acropolis of Athens / Furio Durando
  • Contents (cont.): The Shang dynasty: new discoveries / Filippo Salviati -- Qin Shi Huangdi's terracotta army. The first emperor of China -- The Great Wall -- The secrets of the funerary tumulus / Filippo Salviati -- Museums and restoration / Filippo Salviati -- The archaeology of Mongolia. Beijing / Filippo Salviati -- Ancient Japan. Yoshinogari and the mythical kingdom of Yamatai -- Computers and archaeology / Filippo Salviati -- Pueblo Bonito and the Anasazi Indians. The historical sources / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Cahokia: an ancient North American city. The temple-platforms of Moundville / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Teotihuacan: the city of the gods / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan
  • Contents (cont.): Tikal: a jungle metropolis / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Palenque and the mysterious pyramid. The Maya calendar -- Maya dress / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Copán: city of art / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The discovery of Tenochtitlan's great temple / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- Deciphering the Aztec script / Joaquin Galarza -- The great Inca empire of the Andes. Artifacts of everyday life -- Textile art -- Agriculture / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The mysterious Nazca lines. The cult of the dead / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan -- The Moche civilization. The tomb of the 'Lord of Sipán' / Daniel Lévine, Isabelle Tisserand-Gadan
  • Contents: Foreword / Colin Renfrew -- Introduction / Maurizio Forte -- Saharan rock art / Mauro Cremaschi -- Giza: the last wonder of the ancient world / Rainer Stadelmann -- Saqqara: from the past to the future / Marie Carmela Betrò -- The tomb of Horemheb / Jacobus van Dijk -- The pyramid of Pepy I / Audran Labrousse -- The 'Pyramid Texts' and the computer / Isabelle Pierre -- Faiyum: restoration and virtual archaelolgy / Edda Bresciani -- Medinet Madi: aerial photographs and photo-interpretation / Walter Ferri -- A youthful face for Prince Wadji / Francesco Mallegni -- Karnak: a temple in a computer. The puzzle of the Talatat / Alberto Silotti -- The royal cemeteries of Thebes. Nefertari and her tomb / Alberto Siliotti -- The adventure of Abu Simbel / Alberto Siliotti
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780810939431
Lccn
96043482
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
ocm35646472

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