UB Today Alumni Magazine Online - Winter 2002
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The fortuitous journey of Eli Ruckenstein
To bear witness
Digital archaeology
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Digital archaeology
'Virtual Assyrians' to guide visitors through
palace of ancient king



Story by Patricia Donovan Photography by Frank Miller














Although it will take years to finish, the virtual palace of ninth-century B.C. Assyrian King Ashurnasirpal II (seen here holding scepter in throne room) will be available in completed sequences to offer a glimpse into the educational possibilities that have arisen from new information technologies.

The complex reconstruction project entails many stages of preparation; this earlier rendering recreates winged guardian figures.


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