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3-D Scanning and 3-D Printing in Archeology

Author(s):

Akshat Gupta , PEC University of Technology ; Jagjit Singh Randhawa, PEC University of Technology ; Manarshhjot Singh , PEC University of Technology ; Sepaldeep Singh Dhaliwal , PEC University of Technology

Keywords:

3-D Scanning, Archeology, 3-D printing, Restoration

Abstract

The 3-D scanning and 3-D printing is an emerging field. Reverse engineering has made it possible to construct the parts which were difficult to reconstruct or their source of construction was unknown. 3-D scanning has made it possible to rebuilt the parts without the need of actually knowing its dimensions, steps of construction. This paper highlights the types of 3-D scanning techniques and 3-D printing techniques. The restoration of a damaged statue from the museum is also discussed using the cheap and convenient technology as per the conditions. It has a multiple advantage in the field of Archeology. Our nation has verity of cultures and their statues are degrading, so there is a need to reconstruct/ restore by the use of technology.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I41400
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2017
Page(s): 1146-1150

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