The bust of Queen Nefertiti is a 3,300 year-old work of art that was found in Egypt by german archaeologists in 1912. It’s in a Museum in Berlin with limited access to the public where no photos are allowed.
Two artist secretly 3D scanned the bust and released the files to the public as a free download. This was 3D scanned by Nora Al-Badri and Jan Nikolai Nelles of project #NefertitiHack. We reduced the polygon count by 50%, flattened the bottom and hollowed the model. The top is also opened which makes for a great planter!
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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