Nude Greek Courtesan or Hetaera

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Geoffrey Marchal
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published on 29 March 2019
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Young hetaera (courtesan), Greek, circa 510-500 BCE, polychrome terracotta. Musée d'Art et d'Histoire (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium). Made with CapturingReality.

The figure is lying on a bed painted in red and covered with a blue cloth, her right elbow rests on a red cushion, matching her shoes. A red diadem girdles her hair.

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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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APA Style

Marchal, G. (2019, March 29). Nude Greek Courtesan or Hetaera. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/438/

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Nude Greek Courtesan or Hetaera." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/438/.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Nude Greek Courtesan or Hetaera." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Mar 2019. Web. 07 Jul 2020.

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