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Museum lets visitors ‘digitally unwrap’ an Egyptian mummy

21
Mar
2014

A new exhibition in Stockholm uses complex 3D models and a giant touchscreen to let visitors look deep inside an Egyptian sarcophagus. As BBC News reports, the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm recently used computed topography (CT) and photogrammetry on eight Egyptian sarcophagi in order to see inside the coffins. The table is a giant touchscreen that allows visitors to digitally unwrap the mummy of whats believed to be an ancient Egyptian priest.

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