Museums and First Nations Explore 3D Printing as Mechanism for Artifact Repatriation

Museums and First Nations Explore 3D Printing as Mechanism for Artifact Repatriation

November 5, 2015

How valuable can something be if you can, or potentially could, make an infinite number of copies of it? This is a question that has been lurking the shadows of…

Dubai’s Museum of the Future Plans for Enormous 3D Printed Database of Ancient Heritage Monuments

Dubai is known as a city of riches and luxury beyond most of our wildest dreams. As the most populated city in the Arab Emirates and one of the very…

Replicas of 6th and 7th Century English “Staffordshire Hoard” Artifacts Are 3D Printed

In 2009, a remarkable stash of over 3,500 objects was found in an English field. These artifacts were dated back to the “Kingdom of Mercian Era” — roughly the 6th…

Visualizing & Exhibiting Anthropology: VCU Students 3D Scan, Print & Hand Paint Hundreds of Artifacts for Virginia Museum of Natural History Exhibit

3D scanning and printing allow us to come face to face with the future. After decades of talk about space age technologies, the wave of the future, and the technology…

Unlocking the Mystery of the Jamestown Graves with 3D Printing

A few years back, archaeologists digging beneath a church built in 1608 found the site of four graves near Jamestown, Virginia. The vagaries of time and nature had left little…

Artec3D & Threeding 3D Scan Artifacts at Stara Zagora Museum, Make 3D Models Available to Public

The incredible innovations offered by 3D scanning, digital design, and 3D printing have launched us into the future in many areas, from the world of art and design to manufacturing and industry…

3D Scanning Technology Creates a Virtual Reality Model of Medieval Bone Crypt

The University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology has joined forces with the school’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Boeing in a very unusual joint effort. They’re using 3D scanning…

Ninth Grade Students Create a 3D Printed Biographical Timeline of WWII

Often times when a teacher tells a student that they are going to be doing a fun assignment, the students know that whatever is next is going to be a…

Paper-Based 3D Printing Used to Reconstruct Bust of 11th Century Cambodian King

There are, for varying reasons, always those willing to attempt to wipe history from memory by destroying artifacts and documents to serve their purposes. Some artifacts are lost to natural…

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