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Virtual reality can bring ancient cities back to life and improve conservation

Around 3,300 years ago, the port city of Ugarit was a vibrant urban centre, located strategically on the overland network linking Egypt with Asia Minor and on the...

The city’s origins date back to 3000BC and the first alphabet and alphabetic writing system are believed to have developed there in the…

  • Tarek Teba
  • The Conversation

Today Ugarit is a Bronze Age archaeological site in northwest Syria, first excavated in 1929.

It can tell us a huge amount about the past, but Ugarit is also a place in its…

The conservation of the site needs to help us understand the site’s history, as well as…

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