Tag: museum

The head of the Olympian Goddess
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Head of Olympian Goddess

Sometimes it seems that modern sculptures based on the ancient Greek style are ubiquitous. So it’s not…

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Large Podium Frieze
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Large podium frieze

The Nereid Monument is an ancient tomb from what is now south-west Turkey. According to Wikipedia it…

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Roman sculpture of Sokrates
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Face of Sokrates

Born in 470 BC, Sokrates (a.k.a. Socrates) was a Greek philosopher who is credited as founding Western…

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The North Frieze Parthenon Marble
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North Frieze Elgin Marble

This is a basic 3D scan of one of the north frieze Parthenon Marbles at the British…

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The West Frieze Parthenon Marble
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West Frieze Elgin Marble

This is a basic 3D scan of one of the west frieze Parthenon Marbles at the British…

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Alexander the Great at the British Museum
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Portrait of Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon was an ancient Greek king who came to his throne in 336 BC,…

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Winchester Westgate Museum gargoyle
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Winchester Westgate Museum gargoyle

There are a number of gargoyles (according to Wikipedia, a carved grotesque form intended to route water…

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Bust of John Frost
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Bust of John Frost

There are many wonderful displays in Welsh museums. And, many of them represent the exciting years of…

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Preaching Cross in Newport Museum
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Preaching Cross in Newport Museum

If you’ve looked at my post about scanning the bust of John Frost, you’ll know that the…

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Caerleon Roman Attis head carving
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Caerleon Attis Head carving

Caerleon is a very important Welsh town, being well known for its’ Roman heritage including the remains…

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