May 18, 2022

New Online: Free Downloadable Files to Print 3-D Models of Items Found in British Museum’s Collection

From FastCo.Labs:

Starting this week anyone can download 3-D models of sculptures and artifacts from the collection of the British Museum. The models are available online in file formats that are ready to be used by any 3-D printer.

Through a partnership with the British Museum in London, Sketchfab is making these files available for download for free, under Creative Commons Attribution licenses.

So far, the pieces that have been scanned and posted online are mostly from the museum’s Ancient Egypt collection.

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Gallery of Available Models With Plans Download (British Museum via Sketchfab)
14 models available as of today.

Gallery of Models from Other Providers (via Sketchfab)

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