3D Scanning and Printing Being Used to Preserve and Restore History

February 23, 2017

3D Scanning and Printing Being Used to Preserve and Restore History

Palmyra is a historical city in Syria that has been experiencing a time of destructive turmoil at the hands of ISIS. Militants were forced out early last year but sadly they returned to re-wreak havoc on the city and the numerous historical objects that inhabit it. Thankfully Historians and Archaeologists took advantage of the short-lived peace and used 3D scanning and printing to digitally preserve and restore historical artifacts. 

 3DPrint.Com's Clare Scott reports on the group and their brave attempt to save history from destruction -

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