The Capitoline Wolf

3D Image

Geoffrey Marchal
published on 06 October 2016

The Capitoline wolf (ref 837), Etruscan, 450 BCE (or perhaps later). The wolf (Lupa Capitolina) is a bronze sculpture of a she-wolf suckling twin human infants - Romulus and Remus, traditional founders of Rome. The latter two figures were added in the 15th century CE. (Palazzo Conservatori, Rome)

Made with Memento Beta (now Remake) from Autodesk.

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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. (2016, October 06). The Capitoline Wolf. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "The Capitoline Wolf." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 06, 2016.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "The Capitoline Wolf." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 06 Oct 2016. Web. 26 May 2019.

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