Digital replica of a lost treasure

  • Partner University of Lausanne & Iconem
  • Year 2018

The Institute of Archeology of the University of Lausanne is currently developing an international project with the start-up Iconem ( Integrating a rich collection of mid-20th century archeological photographs, the aim is to build a 3D model of the recently destroyed Baalshamîn sanctuary in Palmyra, and to use new technologies to inform researchers and the public about this lost heritage.

The project will be presented during Deepfakes. Réalité recréée, an exhibition organized in collaboration with EPFL ArtLab, from 19th November 2020 to 28th February 2021.