Earlier physical representations of the archaeological data would be created by drawings and photographs. Archaeologists are now creating 3D models using the 3D scanning technology that is offering new solution to protect, preserve and study the historic artifacts.
Shining 3D, the chinese 3D digitizing and 3D printing service provider came up with a new initiative to support the officials of the Iraqi government on their project to protect and preserve the archaeological treasures of Ancient Babylon from further destruction by applying the 3D scanning technology.
Xinyu Zhang and Hong Liang, representatives of Shining 3D, met the Iraqi government officials and presented them the EinScan 3D scanner and Einstart 3D printer. Using a porcelain doll as an example, they explained them in detail on how to use the 3D scanner and the 3D printer and its applications to reconstruct the ancient relics. Once the scanning process is done, the structure is turned into 3D model on computer and then 3D printed.
“Shining 3D endeavors to make more breakthroughs in 3D technology in the archaeological area,” states the Shining 3D team in their latest press release. “And we believe the establishment of the digital model and information storage for cultural relics and archaeological sites by using the computer technology has a broader research and application prospect with the further development of 3D scanning and 3D printing technology.”
About Shining 3D:
Shining 3D was founded in 2004 with its head quarters in Hanzhou and serving more than 60 countries by providing its machinery and service in industrial manufacturing, bio medical, cultural creation and educational sectors.
EinScan, their first desktop and handheld dual-use 3D scanner in the World, was launched by Shining 3D this year. EinScan offers high quality 3D digital models at greater speed and accuracy at an affordable price.