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Cloning an archaeological artifact

This article explains how Creative Tools cloned a thousand-year-old archaeological artifact using a Color Handyscan 3D scanner and a ZPrinter 650 3D printer from Z Corporation.

This project stemmed from a fascinating archaeological finding of a thousand year old Viking belt buckle.
HandySCAN Scanning Old Artifact in 3D

Andreas Johansson from Länsmuseet Halmstad lent us the magnificent artifact that had been found in Kungälv close to Gothenburg in Sweden.

They decided to evaluate a method of duplicating archaeological artifacts and create copies that would be as accurate as possible – down to surface color and texture.


Article written by Creaform

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