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  • 2016-12-05
Technology and Archeology: Special Exhibition “Monuments of Mosul in Danger” Opens
Technology and Archeology: Special Exhibition “Monuments of Mosul in Danger” Opens

From now until January 21, 2018, the NationalCentral Library (NCL) and Czech Academy of Sciences Oriental Institute arejointly holding an exhibition entitled “Monuments of Mosul in Danger” at theNCL. The opening ceremony for the exhibition was held on November 21. Both RepresentativeVáclav Jílek, the Czech Economic and CulturalOffice in Taipei, and Director Ondřej Beránek, Oriental Institute of theAcademy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, were invited to deliver theopening remarks.

This exhibitionwas first shown in February this year at the Academy of Sciences of the CzechRepublic. Taiwan is the location for the exhibition’s first overseasshowing. Mosul is a famous Middle Eastern historical city whose residents havebeen driven from their homes by the chaos of war; treasured ancient sites havealso been a victim of the conflict. Using satellite imaging, telemetry, andhistorical photographs, a group of historians and archeologists have launched asystematic review and record of this cultural disaster. The exhibition usestechniques such as augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing to present theresults of the archeological survey.

Last Update Time:2018-01-05
  •  Representative Václav Jílek (4th right), Director-General Tseng (5th right) and Director Ondřej Beránek (center) toast the opening of the exhibition

    Representative Václav Jílek (4th right), Director-General Tseng (5th right) and Director Ondřej Beránek (center) toast the opening of the exhibition

  •  NCL Director-General Tseng makes a speech at the opening ceremony

    NCL Director-General Tseng makes a speech at the opening ceremony