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Recreate the face of a mummy of more than 2000 years with a 3D printer

3D printing takes place in archeology, specifically in ancient Egypt. This achievement could give many opportunities in the field of Egyptology.

Thanks to the Computed Tomography (CT Scan), a skull scan of the head of the Meritamón mummy of high quality was performed, giving rise to a model of great quality to be printed.

The hardware used was the Ultimaker printer, working for 140 hours managed to print the skull in 2 parts.