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1000 years of the Olympic Games

'1000 years of the Olympic Games: treasures of ancient Greece'

It is with great pleasure that the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, and the Powerhouse Museum in collaboration with Intel Corporation announce the world-wide release of the web site '1000 years of the Olympic Games: treasures of ancient Greece'.

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This web site is a rich complex scholastic and visual material. Through the site explore the six levels, including the full screen panoramas of the virtual reconstruction of Olympia, the archaeological site, and the 3D statues from the Temple of Zeus. Extensive use is made of zoomable images, 3D objects and audio.

1. The Exhibition
2. 2. Virtual Olympia
3. 3. 3D Zeus
4. 4. Resources
5. 5. Image Archive
6. 6. Timeline

This website uses several plugins. These include Macromedia Flash <> and the Zoom server <> plugin. Please download these if you do not have them installed on your machine already. Also, visit the help page for all other plugins that you may need, and help to navigate the content. The site was designed for high bandwidth users, and is optimised for Pentium III.

It has been through the enormous handwork of a number of people and organisations that this web site has come to fruition. Please enjoy!

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sarah Kenderdine Creative Producer,
Special Projects Powerhouse Museum Sydney,
p: (61 2) 92170683 f: (61 2) 92170355 e:

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