The Digital Sculpture Project: Caligula

Metadata: State Model

TitleDigital State Model of the Portrait of Caligula in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
CreatorPeter Kennedy, Greg Chaprnka, Jason Page, and Eric Hall of Direct Dimensions.
SubjectPortraits; Statues.
FormatModel Outputted in OBJ; published in PLY.
DateApril 20, 2011.
SourceDerived from 3D state model of the original statue (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, inventory The Arthur D. and Margaret Glasgow Fund, 71-20).
Description/ParadataA 3D polygonal model showing the current state, or condition, of the statue. Data were collected with a FARO 12-ft Platinum Art with FARO V3 laser line scanner. 1,318 individual scan passes were saved in 15 proprietary scan files for a total of 1.5 GB of raw data. Resolution of the scan was ca. 0.25 mm. Data were processed with PolyWorks V11 resulting in a model of ca. 250 million polygons.
CoverageProvenance: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia, USA 23220. Provenience: Bovillae, Italy.
ContributorMichael Raphael.
Type3D Model.
SponsorNational Endowment for the Humanities, grant RZ-51221.
InvestigatorsBernard Frischer; Peter Schertz.
Publisher Virtual World Heritage Laboratory.
RightsCopyright 2011 by The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. All rights reserved. Bernard Frischer has non-exclusive, perpetual noncommercial rights.

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