Research report 2020 - Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute for Art History
Mapping sacred space
Scirocco, Elisabetta; Longo, Ruggero
Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rom, Italien, Abteilung Michalsky
SummaryA medieval church was a complex system in which spaces, objects and decorations provided the framework for the liturgy but also the scenario for a variety of other social activities. By integrating archaeometric analyses into research methods of archaeology and art history and with the help of digital technologies, a project of the Bibliotheca Hertziana investigates forms, functions and the aesthetics of medieval sacred spaces through digital mapping and 3D reconstructions.