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The Facsimile of Idrimi

On September 27th, at Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Making Light launched an initiative to present new voices of Syrian refugees. Factum Foundation supported their efforts by recording...
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Factum Foundation has now produced facsimiles for the exhibition IDENTIFICATION at the State Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is hosting the exhibition ‘IDENTIFICATION’ to coincide with the third event of ReACH, a series of international symposia led by the V&A and...
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Digitizing Antonio Canova’s work

The Civic Museum of Bassano del Grappa has partnered with the Factum Foundation to digitize the work of Antonio Canova. The collaboration began with the digitization of Canova´s Three Graces...
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Understanding Seti´s Sarcophagus

On Monday, November 27th, Joanna Tinworth, Curator at the Sir John Soane’s Museum, and Adam Lowe, discussed the importance of recording the sarcophagus of Seti I and the role this...
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A new book scanner in Daghestan

With the support of the Peri Foundation, the new Factum Foundation book scanner was installed at the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography (IHAE) in Makhachkala (Dagestan). The IHAE will...
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Recording in Casa de Pilatos, Seville

In early October, a team from Factum Foundation spent three days in Seville for the recording of various elements of Casa de Pilatos. As part of our collaboration with the...
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Kamukuwaká: vandalised indigenous rock art site

A team from Factum Foundation has returned from the Xingu region of the Amazon where they discovered the destruction of a uniquely important petroglyph site. The vandalised cave is home...
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News from Dagestan

A team from Factum Foundation is in Dagestan to install a new portable manuscript scanner for the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography in Makhachkala. The scanner will be taken...
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The facsimile of the tomb of Seti I at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo

The exact facsimile of the sarcophagus of Seti I, produced in 2017 by the Factum Foundation and initially part of the exhibition “Scanning Seti: The regeneration of a Pharaonic Tomb”,...
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Venice: Homo Faber, Veronese, workshop

During the exhibition Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future (14-30 Sept. 2018) at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, two works by Italian Renaissance painter Paolo Veronese were digitised...
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New recordings

Over the last few weeks, we have started the recordings of Raphael’s cartoons at the V&A Museum in the UK, the ferroconcrete Research Vessel Heraclitus in Spain and a rock...
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Recording the Cellini Bell at the British Museum

The extraordinary ‘Cellini Bell’ by Wenzel Jamnitzer (1507/1508 to 1585) was recently recorded at the British Museum in London. This highly intricate cast and chased silver bell was amongst the...
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Fundación Casa Ducal de Medinaceli

The recording of the tomb of Cardinal Tavera initiated a collaboration with the Fundación Casa Ducal de Medinaceli that is a great example of what is possible when different foundations...
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Registration opening: Digital Transformation teaching programme

The registration is now open for the Digital Transformation teaching programme that will be given by Carlos Bayod Lucini, Project Director at Factum Foundation. The programme is an initiative from...
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Recording “Maria Sèthe, afterwards Madame Henry Van de Velde” by Theo Van Rysselberghe

Factum Foundation’s team started the digitisation of the painting “Maria Sèthe, afterwards Madame Henry Van de Velde” by Theo Van Rysselberghe, collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in...
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