Monday, July 23, 2007

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

NEWS: Qumran Settlement Shows Evidence of Fortress (Archaeologica MP3 podcast)

Here is the link to the Archaeologica podcast of the news story about Virtual Qumran. (I personally liked the part about 'a band of mighty warriors called the Hasmoneans'.)

Monday, July 16, 2007

NEWS: Armchair Archeologists Can Explore Qumran Virtually (JewishJournal)

Here is the link to one of the first articles about the completed Qumran Visualization Project from the Jewish Journal.

NEWS: Virtual Qumran Sheds New Light On Dead Sea Scrolls Discovery Site (ScienceDaily)

Here is the link to the Science Daily article about the Qumran Visualization Project.

Virtual Qumran Movie Trailers #1 & #2 posted on YouTube

I've posted the first two trailers for the "Ancient Qumran: A Virtual Reality Tour" movie. I wrote and produced the film for the San Diego Natural History Museum's exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls. THE ACTUAL SHOW IN SAN DIEGO IS IN HD.

Trailer 1 | Trailer 2

NEWS: Warriors May Have Occupied Dead Sea Scrolls Site (FoxNews)

Here's the link to the Live Science article by Heather Whipps.

Welcome to the Virtual Qumran Weblog

We thought it wise to start a Virtual Qumran blog to assist in answering any questions anyone might have concerning Qumran or the Qumran Visualization Project. I shall post news items as they appear. I'll check back regularly. Feel free to leave comments and questions. -bobcargill