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A RE-PAINTED AMAZON

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This paper describes an ongoing project to digitally record, reconstruct and repaint a 2000-year-old painted Roman statue from Herculaneum, Italy. The paper considers the archaeological potential for extremely detailed laser scanning and digital recreation of Roman statuary, and visualisation within a physically accurate context. It focuses on the archaeological significance of the emerging technologies employed and their potential to illuminate our understanding of concepts such as Roman aesthetics, the impact of spatial context on perception of statues, and the interpretation of surviving unpainted Roman statues from elsewhere in the Roman world.

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Earl, Graeme, Beale, Gareth, Happa, Jassim, Williams, Mark, Turley, Glen, Martinez, Kirk and Charmers, Alan (2009) A RE-PAINTED AMAZON At Electronic Imaging in the Visual Arts conference.

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Published date: July 2009
Venue - Dates: Electronic Imaging in the Visual Arts conference, 2009-07-01
Keywords: imaging, cultural heritage, archaeology
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 267991
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/267991
PURE UUID: fccb16cc-c3eb-4fc2-9064-4538987af703
ORCID for Kirk Martinez: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3859-5700

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Date deposited: 05 Oct 2009 09:21
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:58

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Author: Graeme Earl
Author: Gareth Beale
Author: Jassim Happa
Author: Mark Williams
Author: Glen Turley
Author: Kirk Martinez ORCID iD
Author: Alan Charmers

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