A high-definition 3D scan of the 3,400-year-old Bust of Nefertiti has been released by the #Egyptian Museum of Berlin, thanks to the three-year effort of artist Cosmo Wenman: https://reason.com/2019/11/13/a-german-museum-tried-to-hide-this-stunning-3d-scan-of-an-iconic-egyptian-artifact-today-you-can-see-it-for-the-first-time/
Wenman has put the scan on Thingiverse, where it's available under a CC-BY-NC-SA license from the Egyptian Museum: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3974391
@noelle Colors are going to be hard, though 3D prints can generally be painted by hand, but printing this will probably not be very difficult - I have a number of printed copies of historical artifacts at home.
@noelle art so nice we stole it twice
@noelle How is that supposed to work? Nobody knows who made the sculpture. Besides, they didn't have copyright in ancient Egypt.
@mansr Thutmose, court sculptor to Pharaoh Akhenaten, made the sculpture. What's been released under the CC license is this specific scan of the bust, which is a separate work. I now cordially invite you to go be completely wrong somewhere else - preferably not in someone's mentions, and definitely not in mine.
@noelle Nobody knows for sure who made it. There are even claims that it's a fake created in the early 20th century. As for the copyright status, here's a good explanation: https://michaelweinberg.org/blog/2019/11/13/nefertiti-scan-nc-license/
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