"Suicide of Aiace" metope

"Suicide of Aiace" metope

"Suicide of Aiace" metope - Original artefact preserved in the "Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum (SA, Italy)"

Location: Paestum, Campania, Italy

Institute: Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)

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Metope carved in sandstone from the Sanctuary of Hera in Sele (Paestum, SA). The artefact is relevant for virtual representation of Magna Graecia and Roman heritage.

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Combined photogrammetric and triangulation-based strip projection scanning surveys were carried out to obtain the complete 3D model.

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DSLR Canon EOS 600D + Lens
Panasonic DMC-TZ7 Triangulation- based strip projection ARTEC 3DMH scanner

Modelling Software

Modelling Software

Agisoft Photoscan, In-house FBK software, Geomagic Studio

Model usU

Model Use

The model is not publicly available; it can be released for scientific purposes, by obtaining the permission from the superintendant. The 3D online browser is publicly accessible.

Processing Pipeline

Processing Pipeline

In-house developed and commercial photogrammetric tools were used to generate a dense 3D point cloud of the heritage artefact. The cloud was then triangulated to derive a polygonal model (mesh) which was finally textured with a high-resolution image.

Online Delivery

Online Delivery

WebGL - The WebGL model is integrated completely into all the web standards of the browser allowing GPU accelerated usage of physics and image processing and effects as part of the web page canvas.

http://3dom.fbk.eu/files/3dicons/paestum_ museum/suicide_aiace_metope/landing_page/ suicide_aiace_3Dmodel_FBK.html


Licence for Dataset
Creative Commons

Creative Commons - Attribution, Non Commercial, No Derivatives.