artnet | by Sarah Cascone
One of the world’s most important artifacts, the Rosetta Stone, is now available for download. Earlier this month, the British Museum uploaded the first 3-D scan of the famous carved document to Sketchfab, a platform to share 3-D and VR content online.
The 3-D scan is based on 228 photographs taken by the British Museum where it is housed. Now, users can get up close and personal with the Rosetta Stone on the site, rotating it 360 degrees and examining it from all angles. Read more
Image | Rosetta Stone on Sketchfab | Courtesy of the British Museum.