Saint Barbara Doll

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 28 December 2019
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A doll depicting Saint Barbara. From Mechelen, Belgium, c. 1500 - 1510 CE. Walnut, original Brussels polychromy. These Mechelen dolls enhanced the ‘walled gardens’ of Mechelen, next to sachets containing relics, paper flowers and other decorations.

Museum of Art History (Musée du Cinquantenaire), Brussels, Belgium. Made with CapturingReality.

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Geoffrey Marchal
3D scans are a great way to share cultural heritage with the world. I mainly use photogrammetry and Memento beta from Autodesk. I share 3D model through "Scan the world", a MyMiniFactory´s project.

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Marchal, G. (2019, December 28). Saint Barbara Doll. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Saint Barbara Doll." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 28, 2019.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Saint Barbara Doll." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Dec 2019. Web. 27 Sep 2020.

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