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Digitising the headdresses

Because of the fragility of the headdresses we needed to create digital replicas. In this video Neil Gevaux explains how this was done.

The fragility of the headdresses unfortunately means it is not possible to handle them once they have been conserved.

As a consequence we cannot test how they might have been worn so we have had to devise novel ways of replicating the artefacts. In this film, Neil Gevaux tells us how the team created a number of digital replicas which can then be printed in 3D for handling.

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