Treading the Pharaoh's Dust
Documentary, 2008, DVCam Betacam SP, colour, stereo, 34'

First Screening of Documentary Treading the Pharaoh's Dust was on January 13, 2005, in Riga Castle

For the first time in the history of the world’s culture heritage preservation a Latvian scientific expedition is exploring thousands-year-old Karnaka temple in Egypt by using the most up-to-date technique: the three-dimension laser scanning.
The new method will forward the temple’s exploration and will make it possible to restore precisely the destroyed parts of it.
The expedition’s leader and the author of the new exploration method is Bruno Deslandes, a Frenchman from Marseilles, the scanning operator is Klaus Kipsch from Germany, and the total station operator is Maris Kalinka from Latvia.
The documentary shows the everyday work of the expedition.
The film’s location is Egypt (Karnaka temples, Luxor, the Nile banks, the old town of Cairo) and Latvia (the Museum of Arts, old Riga).

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Gilde Film Studio
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