Francesco Gabellone

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With ancient monuments, it often happens that following their discovery components of them have to be moved, albeit temporarily, to museums in order to carry out restoration work. In the case of funerary contexts, a consequence of this is the de-contextualization of grave goods and furnishings, making it impossible to convey the significance of the(More)
This paper describes a complete path of research, which, starting from analysis and restitution 3D, gets to the virtual exploration of Hypogeum Palmieri in Lecce, a monument of Messapian age (4th century BC) currently not visible by tourists, as it is located in the garden of a private home. This project is developed under the DICET, an Italian National(More)
In this paper, we propose VirtualTour. This is a virtual reality app for Apple iOS 8 (tablets, smartphones) supporting the easy and natural exploration of Cultural Heritage sites captured with 3D scanning technologies or modeled by artists. VirtualTour proposes a novel approach for exploring virtual sites by exploiting modern mobile devices (tablets or(More)
The ignorance or the mis-knowledge of the archaeological background of a modern city can affect its economy and cultural growth, limiting attractivity and spreading erroneous or distorted messages over media. The case of Syracuse (Sicily, Italy) is emblematic. Founded by the Corinthians in 733 BC, birthplace of poets and thinkers as Epicharmus and(More)
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