Illuminating Historical Architecture:The House of the Drinking Contest at Antioch

  title={Illuminating Historical Architecture:The House of the Drinking Contest at Antioch},
  author={F. Contreras},
  • F. Contreras
  • Published 2013
  • Art
  • The House of the Drinking Contest is a third century A.D. Roman house from Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch. Numerous fine quality mosaics were lifted when the house was excavated in the 1930s and redistributed to several museums in the United States and one in Turkey. With the aid of modern technology, the house has been reconstructed digitally and its mosaics reinserted. Lighting simulation and sightline analysis have been conducted to recontextualize the mosaics, enabling a greater… CONTINUE READING

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