Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0 - 8th International Congress on Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation

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3D VISIBILITY ANALYSIS AS A MEAN TO VALIDATE ANCIENT THEATRE’S RECONSTRUCTIONS
Maria Cristina Manzetti

Last modified: 20-09-2016

Abstract


Correct interpretation of lost monuments is something really craved from an archaeological point of view but most of the time it is also very hard to obtain. In recent years, Virtual Archaeology and 3D modelling are providing valid instruments to facilitate the comprehension of ancient scenarios, and new input to investigate different aspects of the past. A new methodology is presented in this paper in order to achieve a high reliability of reconstruction of architectural elements of the large Roman theatre of Gortyn in Crete, through 3D visibility analysis.

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