One in the eye for Islamic State as Syria’s Palmyra Arch is recreated using 3D technology – an annotated infographic

A replica of the 2,000-year-old Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, pointlessly destroyed in 2015 by Islamic State fighters in Syria, has been erected in London’s Trafalgar Square. The scale model was constructed from Egyptian marble using 3D technology.

It may not be the original antiquity, but at least its artistic and cultural heritage has not been lost forever, now that its essential form has been captured and preserved for the ages.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Palmyra Arch 3D
Palmyra Arch 3D

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