Virtual World Project. Exploring the Ancient World with Virtual Reality (مشروع العالم الافتراضي: استكشاف العالم القديم باستخدام تقنية الواقع الافتراضي)

The website offers virtual tours of archaeological sites in Jordan, Israel, and Palestine dating between the Paleolithic and Late Islamic period. The panoramic tours are based on 360-degree panoramic and spherical images linked together. Each site also has a description, a plan, and a bibliography. The site was last updated in May 2018.

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Author Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy
Last Updated September 24, 2020, 11:22 (BST)
Created April 22, 2020, 15:03 (BST)
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Project principal and co-investigators

Ronald A. Simkins

Nicolae Roddy

Project start date 2014-12-01
Project status Completed
Citation information

Simkins R.A. and Roddy N. (2014), Virtual World Project. Exploring the Ancient World with Virtual Reality, (Last accessed 22/04/2020).

Time Periods Hellenistic, Islamic Middle Crusader, Bronze Age Unspecified, Roman, Islamic Early Umayyad, Islamic Middle, Byzantine, Iron Age unspecified, Islamic Early, Nabataean, Neolithic Unspecified
Data type Text - Other, Images Plan or Sketch, Images Photograph, Structured graphics-models Virtual Reality, Images Map