Concept Laser makes accurate 3D printed replica of 2,800-year-old ‘Rider of Unlingen’

Concept Laser makes accurate 3D printed replica of 2,800-year-old 'Rider of Unlingen'

German 3D printing company Concept Laser has made a 3D printed replica of the “Rider of Unlingen,” a 2,800-year-old bronze figure of a horse rider. The company is publicizing the project to demonstrate how 3D printing makes it possible “to utilize archeological discoveries in new ways.” Spot the difference: 3D printed (above) and original (below) versions of the Rider of Unlingen It’s hard to imagine a world, thousands of years ago, in which there were no 3D printers. Not even the simplest of RepRaps, nor the most rudimentary of 3D Systems SLA machines. It hardly bears thinking about. There […]

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