Friday, April 22, 2016

Palmyra Arch: Destroyed by Daesh, Now Standing Tall in the Center of London

A replica of the famous Palmyra arch, which dated back to the 3rd century AD and was destroyed by Daesh - also known as ISIL - last year, has been unveiled in London's Trafalgar Square.

The project — commissioned by Oxford and Harvard Universities — used state of the art 3D technology to map the arch's dimensions from thousands of images, before master craftsmen carved the 20ft replica from Egyptian marble. 

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