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La Venta, Mexico

Task: To utilize three-dimensional laser scanning at close range to document carved monuments and objects from the archaeological site of La Venta, Mexico. The monuments were located in museums, a public park and at the archaeological site of La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico

Challenge: Many of the monuments are large and are faintly carved or have abraded and eroded surfaces.

Solution: Use close range scanning and imaging with a Konica Minolta 9i digitizer to document objects and monuments, concentrating on carved surface details and areas.

Project was done in collaboration with Dr. Mary Pohl, Florida State University

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