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Researchers have just reconstructed a 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy's face
 

Researchers have just reconstructed a 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy's face

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Australian researchers have reconstructed the face of an ancient Egyptian mummy, using a 3D printer to create a replica skull and forensic sculpting techniques to bring it to life.
 
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4 Sep 2016 - General
 
Maria Cristina Inserto Yeah it is really amazing how much can be done with these new 3d printing devices. The level of detail and accuracy in facial features are just breathtaking. Speaking of using 3d printing in dentistry, do you actually use 3d printed teeth or crowns and implant them in patient's just as they come out of the printer, or do you kind of print a mold and then use that to make the teeth from t...
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Egyptian princesses must have looked really pretty back in the days. That is why there are many stories and legends centered around women in the ancient times ;) We can't say this model is 100% accurate, but the forensic pathology has come a long way and technologically has become much more advanced that scientists can predict what the face of a person looked like by examining only the skull. I don;t know how they judge the size and shape of the soft tissue structures like the ear, nose, lip...
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