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360 Degree Scanning

This involves placing your object in a lighting controlled room and using a turntable which enables the object to rotate 360 degrees. A number of photographs are taken from a special type of camera which is placed in a fixed position to ensure fluent image capture of the item. When digitised another specialised piece of software is used to enhance and clean the object and to produce a 3D effect.

This technology is managed by Mr Anthony Anderson

Many thanks go to:

  • Facial reconstruction of the skull of a young Neolithic woman from Ballynahatty, Co Down. c3200BC. Elizabeth Black.
  • A black-painted trefoil mouth oenochoe (wine jug), probably from Boeotia, Greece. 5c BC. McElderry Collection 

Many thanks go to:-

Carrickfergus Museum Collection for the loan of two artefacts