3D printing brings Peru’s 1,700-year-old Lady of Cao back to life

3D printing brings Peru's 1,700-year-old Lady of Cao back to life

Scientists in Peru have used 3D printing to reconstruct the face of the Lady of Cao, an ancient female leader who died 1,700 years ago. The woman’s remains were found at a ruined pyramid near Trujillo in 2006. 3D technologies are playing a huge role in teaching us about ancient history. Just a few weeks ago, we learnt how a team of 3D scanning experts in Italy had recreated the face of a man who died in the Mount Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD. Despite the extensive fracturing of the victim’s head, the experts were able to deduce the […]

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