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Temple of Bel - 3D Tourist Photo Reconstruction
Scott McAvoy
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UC San Diego, Research Data Curation Program
Digital Media Lab
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Constraint(s) on Use: This work is protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Use of this work beyond that allowed by "fair use" or any license applied to this work requires written permission of the copyright holder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and any use and distribution of this work rests exclusively with the user and not the UC San Diego Library. Inquiries can be made to the UC San Diego Library program having custody of the work.
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UC Regents
The Temple of Bel stood for 2000 years in Palmyra, Syria until its destruction by ISIS in late 2015. It featured many well preserved sculptures and paintings. This reconstruction uses over 900 publicly available tourist images taken between 2006 and 2014.
Research Data Curation Program, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (
McAvoy, Scott (2020). Temple of Bel - 3D Tourist Photo Reconstruction. In Digital Media Lab. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections.
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