Monthly Archives: June 2015

Animated Object: Female Figurine from Costa Rica

by Bernard K. Means, Directory, Virtual Curation Laboratory

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This female figurine was 3D scanned at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH) on June 23, 2015.  It is part of CMNH’s Costa Rican study collection.

 

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Animated Object of Today: Clay Aztec Stamp Creates Bird Impression

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today ‘s animation is a clay Aztec stamp in the collections of the  Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH). It was scanned while on loan from VMNH. The stamped image is that of a bird.

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Impressions made in clay with a 3D printed version of the 3D scanned Aztec Stamp

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Animated Object of the Week: Bootherium bombifrons cranium and the Virginia Museum of Natural History

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

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Today ‘s animation is a Bootherium bombifrons cranium, from an extinct musk ox-like animal, scanned by the Idaho Virtualization Laboratory to be 3D printed by the VCU for an exhibit to open later this year at the  Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH).

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