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Unread postPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:54 pm 
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Links to documents all about the Virtual Egyptian Temple:

Read a general introduction to the project at: http://publicvr.org/html/pro_egypt.html

Open this link for the latest version of the temple. Let it install the Unity player plug-in for your browser, if you do not have the plug-in, already. Press "w" or left mouse button to move forward, "s" or the middle mouse button to move backward. It is 100meg in size: http://publicvr.org/egypt/Temple4/

New images of the hieroglyphics and artwork at Medinet Habu
http://publicvr.org/egypt/MedHabuGlyphs/

But now, the Oriental Institute of Chicago put the whole 1930 epigraphic study online!
http://oi.uchicago.edu/research/pubs/catalog/oip/

The original images from which the old temple was built, and other materials.
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/RawImages.html

Great videos we made in collaboration with Christopher Innes and Robyn Gillam at York University: http://publicvr.org/ForInnes/TempleVideos2009/

Grant application from us to the National Endowment for the Humanities. Has lots of information on the temple and what we plan to do with it.
http://publicvr.org/Downloads/PuppetGra ... bution.pdf

Recorded tours of the temple Lynn produced. http://publicvr.org/egypt/LynnTempleTours/

Music composed for the temple by Vashti Burgess back in 1994 http://publicvr.org/egypt/VashtiTempleMusic/

A booklet written by Lynn Holden giving general information about Egypt, connecting to the temple: http://publicvr.org/downloads/TempleBook.pdf

Papers about the temple:
The Virtual Egyptian Temple. http://publicvr.org/downloads/Jacobson2005e.pdf
Virtual Heritage: Living in the Past http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/SPT ... cobsen.pdf

The "Gates of Horus" game which is based on the temple, and a paper about it.
http://publicvr.org/html/pro_gates.html
Narrative and Conent Combine in a Learning Game for Virtual Heritage: http://publicvr.org/IndexDownloads/Jacobson2009.pdf

Pics of the UT2004 version of the temple.
http://publicvr.info/egypt/TemplePics102a/
http://publicvr.info/egypt/TemplePics102h/

The following is online forum we used for a texturing class at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. We ended up not getting any textures from them, but we did get some good artifacts. I will be process them and have them put them in the UT2004 version of the temple.
viewforum.php?f=34
Source materials listed here:
viewtopic.php?f=34&t=140
viewtopic.php?f=34&t=137

Information on the temple shrine:
viewtopic.php?p=424#p424

This thread has good information on the proper colors for the hieroglyphics.
viewtopic.php?f=34&t=140


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Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:08 am 
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The true original textures for the temple are located in/at http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/RawImages.html

The specific textures used on the temple are taken from these:
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-02.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-04.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-05.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-09.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-07.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-13.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-19.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-20.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-27.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-06.jpg
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-22.jpg
(MedHabu-22 is on the side walls of the Hypostyle Hall, behind the pillars.)
http://publicvr.info/egypt/source/MedHa ... abu-23.jpg

This list is missing a couple of images, which is distressing. I'll try to find them...


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Good image found of court yard at Edfu

http://photos.worldisround.com/photos/22/614/313_o.jpg


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