- Etruscanning 3D: an innovative project about Etruscans
- 40th Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology
- Book/source title
- Archaeology in the digital era II: e-papers from the 40th Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology: Southampton, 26-30 March 2012
- Pages (from-to)
- Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
- Document type
- Conference contribution
Museums have a lot to gain in terms of communicative impact with new narrative scenarios that are developing through advances in technology.We will discuss the 3D reconstruction of the Regolini Galassi Tomb, a Virtual Museum developed in the Etruscanning 3D European project framework, which engages users with natural interaction interfaces to explore the virtual reconstruction of this famous Etruscan tomb. The development revealed two advantages. Firstly, new perspectives were gained by the archaeologists studying the tomb through the use of 3D reconstructions, visualizations and modelling. Secondly, by installing the application as part of an exhibition on Etruscan culture, visitors were given the opportunity to interact and immerse themselves in the virtual environment using natural interaction interfaces. The application was tested and evaluated in the Virtual Museum Laboratory in the Allard Pierson Museum, from which it is clear that this case study is a powerful example of how important the use of 3D reconstructions is both as a research tool and immersive visualization.
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