3D Printer Successfully Prints Replica Mummy Iceman tzi With Perfect

3D Printer Successfully

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3D Printing is a technology that is amazing for all circles because of its function that can create various forms of objects of material desired by the users are no exception archaeologists. Archaeologists use this technology to reconstruct historic buildings, prehistoric animals, and even prehistoric humans.

Recently the Archeologist tzi (mummy of everyone's favorite) finally able to leave the resting place thanks to 3D Printing technology. Experts have succeeded in making the replica tzi with great care and detail as the original.

That way researchers from all over the world can examine tzi without having to go directly to the original place where the tzi is very cold is also dangerous and the researchers also do not have to fear again damage the mummy tzi and make it contaminated by bacteria.

Two of the replicas will be used for educational purposes at the Cold Spring Harbor DNA Learning Center in New York. The third replica is placed at the South Tyrol Museum of Archeology in Bolzano, Italy, the frozen land where the original tzi originated.

First of all the experts scan the tzi using X-rays, and refine the scan by virtually editing it. Although there is a missing part of the tzi, but experts outsmart by doing Mirroring.

After replica printing is complete, then the entire replica tzi is painted manually and very carefully by the artist of the United States, Gary Staab.

tzi was killed at the age of 45 because of being pierced by an arrow, on his left shoulder, when he was at the top of the Austrian-Italian mountain around 5,300 years ago. But the magical corpse of this tzi is preserved by nature, with ice and cold temperatures that are there. When he was discovered in 1991, he was still very intact and well groomed. tzi became the subject of research for researchers because it has a lot of pre-history data that is not yet known to humans.

Source: Summarized from Nationalgeographic.com

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