Ename 1290 backstage – Reconstructing Saint Salvator Abbey

Dear friends, In some past articles I talked about the project Ename 1290, which is a virtual 3D walk-through developed for the visitors of the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Ename, in order to allow them to experience interactively the medieval village and the Saint Salvator abbey. I think it is now the moment to describe … Continue reading Ename 1290 backstage – Reconstructing Saint Salvator Abbey

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Reconstructing Cim Basilica

Dear friends, In this last post about the 3D reconstruction and digital restoration of the Early Christian basilica of Cim I am going to talk about the reconstruction of the building. The reconstruction moved from the volt of the apsis that was slightly irregular as its diameter was 2,40 m while its length was 2,98 m. In coeval … Continue reading Reconstructing Cim Basilica

Early Christian Decorations

Dear friends, the last fragments belonging to Cim basilica that we have digitally restored were a stone bas-relief decorated with a peacock and an engraved capital decorated with a cross. The first element was probably the decoration of a lintel, while the second, considering its peculiar shape, was probably supporting the transenna in a mullioned window. In order to digitally … Continue reading Early Christian Decorations

Reconstructing an Early Christian altar fence

Dear friends, Today I want to share with you some more information about the reconstruction on Cim basilica. Once that we defined the possible layout of the architectonic elements in the sacred area, we had to reconstruct them on the basis of the archaeological finds. The entire reconstruction moved from the dimensions of an engraved stone … Continue reading Reconstructing an Early Christian altar fence