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1 Mar 2024 19:32:34 EST (-0500)
  Re: More about ancient Egyptian granite vases  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 21 Nov 2023 20:00:00
Message: <web.655d51d388892c8235c7696c89db30a9@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> "Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
> > Here's a new Youtube video about them
> >
> > More Ancient Egyptian Granite Vases Analyzed
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzFMDS6dkWU
> >
> > And here are more reports, articles and STL-data:
> > https://unchartedx.com/site/vase-scan-resources/
> >
> > I have not had time yet to watch and read all this myself.
> >
> > Here's a link to a GitHub repository I made after the previous discussions in
> > here about this topic:
> >
> > https://github.com/t-o-k/Predynastic-Egyptian-granite-vase
> >
> > --
> > Tor Olav
> > http://subcube.com
> > https://github.com/t-o-k
> Very nice, Tor!

Thank you

> I'll have to take some time and go through your repository to see what you've
> done.
> I'm pretty happy that they're getting the opportunity to examine and scan a
> wider variety of artifacts.  The results are pretty amazing, and it will be
> interesting to see what sorts of other directions this new work will inspire.

I agree.

Now I hope that I'll soon get some time to have a look at their new data with
Python and POV-Ray.

> Also on the plus side, since the new scans have so many data points that they
> can result in data sets that are gigabytes in size, the ridiculous precision
> actually allows us modelers to accurately render them using simple primitives
> and parametric curves!  :D

Yes, but the small imperfections cause trouble for us.

> Thanks for taking an interest and posting a link!

No problem. It's fascinating work.

Tor Olav

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