‘Figures in 3D’: Digital Perspectives on Cretan Bronze Age Figurines

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Title: ‘Figures in 3D’: Digital Perspectives on Cretan Bronze Age Figurines
Authors: Peatfield, Alan A.D.
Morris, Christine
O'Neill, Brendan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10025
Date: 15-Mar-2018
Online since: 2019-04-18T07:58:28Z
Abstract: The largest corpus of clay figurines from the Cretan Bronze Age comes from ritual mountain sites known as peak sanctuaries. In this paper, we explore how the ‛Figures in 3D’ project contributes to our understanding of these figurines, aiding in the study of the technologies of figurine construction and the typological analysis of distinctive styles. We discuss how the project has, more unexpectedly, begun to create new dialogues and opportunities for moving between the material and the digital by taking a multifaceted approach that combines the data from 3D models and 3D prints with experimental work in clay.
Funding Details: Irish Research Council
University College Dublin
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: De Gruyter
Journal: Open Archaeology
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Start page: 50
End page: 61
Copyright (published version): 2018 the Authors
Keywords: 3D scanning and modellingMinoanCretan Bronze AgeTerracotta figurinesArchaeological representation
DOI: 10.1515/opar-2018-0003
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Archaeology Research Collection

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