New agreement: Architectural photographs and Virtual Reality panoramas from Turkey, Iraq, and Rome from Columbia University
Artstor and Columbia University are collaborating to release 5,000 images and 850 panoramic views of Byzantine and Ottoman monuments in Istanbul and Edirne, Mesopotamian sites in Northern Iraq, and early Christian and Classical sites in Rome.
The agreement includes two Artstor-sponsored campaigns: 2,000 photographs and approximately 250 panoramic views of Byzantine and Ottoman monuments in Istanbul and Edirne; and 1,000 photographs and 100 panoramic views from Northern Iraq, focusing on Mesopotamian sites, but including a broad survey of the built environment from the 8th century BCE to the 19th century. The agreement also includes 2,000 photographs and approximately 500 panoramic views from a previous Columbia University campaign documenting early Christian and Classical sites in Rome. These releases will join the 6,000 images and panoramas already available in the Artstor Digital Library.