Photogrammetric Reconstruction and 3 D Visualisation of Bet Giorgis , a Rock-hewn Church in Ethiopia


Around 1200 AD, a number of remarkable rock churches were constructed in Lalibela, a town in northern Ethiopia. One construction manner stands apart in its uniqueness. This is the rock-hewn monolithic church, which while imitating a built-up structure is actually cut in one piece from the rock and separated from it by an all-around trench. The best known of… (More)

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