Emperor Fasilides' castle, founded by him in the 17th century. Fasilides (20 November 1603 – 18 October 1667), was emperor of Ethiopia from 1632 to 18 October 1667, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty.
He was the son of Emperor Susenyos I and Empress Sultana Mogesa, born at Magazaz in Bulga, Shewa, before 10 November 1603. (Wikipedia)
MEDIRIGIRIYA, SRI LANKA
Built during the Anuradhapura era over 2000 years ago, the Medirigiriya Vatadage is the centrepiece of a monastery, the Medirigiriya Watadageya.
GREAT ZIMBABWE, ZIMBABWE
This model was created in 2020, based on terrestrial laser scans (Z+F scanner) and SfM-Photography, using the software Reality Capture. Drone imagery was provided by Daniel Loewenborg and Ezekia Mtetwa.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
A life-size statue of Nelson Mandela, created by Xhanti Mpakama and Barry Jackson, was unveiled on 24 July 2018, a hundred years after Mandela’s birth. The statue overlooks the Grand Parade from the balcony of the City Hall. It commemorates Nelson Mandela’s first speech after his release from prison on 11 February 1990, and stands in the place from where Mandela presented his speech. The statue was a joint initiative of the City of Cape Town and the Government of the Western Cape.
POLONNARUWA, SRI LANKA
Polonnaruwa was established as the capital of the Chola dynasty in the 10th century as the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura.
The circular domed structure of the baptistery is one of the earliest Christian buildings in Norther Africa. The building at Djemila is attached to thermae, a small basilica and two open courtyards. Presumably, all these spaces provided settings for rites that preceded or complemented Baptism. ca. June 1983 (www.repository.library.georgetown.edu)
The Septimius Severus Temple located in Djemila (Cuicul), Algeria. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
97 laser scans were captured of this structure to create the 3D model.
MOZAMBIQUE ISLAND, MOZAMBIQUE
the Fort of São Sebastião on Mozambique Island was constructed by the Portuguese between 1558 and the end of the century.
Full dome panoramas capture a full 360-degree view from a single position. Individual full dome panoramas can be merged into a panorama tour, which allows a user to freely move from one panorama position to another.
The Ashanti or Asante state ruled parts of the area of present-day Ghana during the 18th to 19th centuries through the once powerful Ashanti Empire, which officially continued until it’s disestablishment in 1957.