Hampatong from Kalimantan

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Geoffrey Marchal
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published on 19 April 2019

A traditional Hampatong made of carved ironwood. Hampatong are an important part of the traditional religion of the Dayak people. Hampatong represent an ancestor or protective figure and are used to repel evil spirits.

Made in Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia, the sculpture now resides in the Museum of Art & History (Cinquantenaire Museum) in Brussels, Belgium. 3D image 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, April 19). Hampatong from Kalimantan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/443/

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 19, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/443/.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Hampatong from Kalimantan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Apr 2019. Web. 24 Aug 2019.

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