Nithard s 3D printing
Heritage conservation
3D scanning and printing of Nithard’s bones at the Abbaye Royale de Saint-Riquier

The last will of Nithard written in his testament stipulate that his body was to be burried and not exposed in a museum... The discovery of his bones raised some questions. To preserve this cultural heritage while respecting the famous figure s last will, Vigo Universal made a 3D Scan of the bones with a view to print them in 3D with colour powder. Among the retrieved bones, his skull, characterized by a large crack caused by an axe blow.
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