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Philip Sapirstein is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University Nebraska-Lincoln. He specializes in ancient architecture and ceramics. A major focus of his research is the emergence of monumental architecture at Greek sanctuaries and settlements in the mainland, Italy, and Turkey. Recent field projects include a reassessment of the Temple of Hera at Olympia and the Digital Archaic Heraion Project. He can be reached at psapirstein2@unl.edu.

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09/25/2017Philip Sapirstein
A Mid-Republican House at Gabii is an ambitious project. It extends the born-digital movement in archaeology, in that the final publication of an excavation is a website with an ISBN and long-term hosting by the University of Michigan. In addition to a traditional presentation of the finds, the publication includes the full excavation database disseminated through the Archaeological Recording Kit (ARK). The resource also presents the architectural remains and contexts in an interactive 3-D environment, coded using the gaming platform Unity. The latter two components of this forward-looking...

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