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Digital Karnak

"The Digital Karnak Project, based at theUniversity of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), aims to make the ancient Egyptian site ofKarnak more accessible to students and instructors in the English-speaking world. Thefeatures of this website have been designed to provide college classrooms (and theinterested public) with easil y accessible, up-to-date, expert material relating to thefamous temple of Amun-Ra at Karnak, located in modern day Luxor, Egypt.The website features a geographically-referenced “time-map” highlighting the areas of thetemple under construction during the reign of each Egyptian king, thematic videos of a 3DVirtual Reality model of the temple along with corresponding instructional texts,individual descriptions of each temple building recreated on the Virtual Reality modeland a fully interactive Google Earth version of the model. We hope educators andstudents will use these free digital resources to more effectively teach and learn aboutthe complex spatial and chronological changes that took place during the 1500 years ofbuilding activity at Karnak temple."

Format:  Website
Publisher:  University of California
Publication City:  Los Angeles
Date:  2008 -