Google Earth Reconstructs for Ancient Rome in 3D
Everyone knows Google Earth because it help us a lot .The virtual taveller can now see every building as it stood in Rome at that time in reality may have been in 320 AD.In reality just 300 buildings of classical Rome have survived, in most cases in ruins.
The 3D model is visible on the website as a layer.The layer floats a few meters above the satelite image of present-day Rome so that unsers can have a sense of locating where the ancient structures once stood.
The Google Earth blog,the 3D models are actually based on a physical model of the city called the "Plastico di Roma Antica "-created by archaeologists and model-makers from 1033 to 1974 and housed in a special gallery in the Museum of Roman Civilization in Rome.
The special features in the 3D city is that 11 buildings have viewable interiors.
Forum of Julius Ceaser ,
Ludus Magnus Temple of Venus and Rome,
Temple of Vesta ,
Curia Lulia ,
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