3D digitization of mosaics


  • Anna Maria Manferdini Università di Bologna
  • Luca Cipriani Università di Bologna




reality-based 3D modeling, mosaics, documentation, digitization


In this paper we present a methodology developed to access to Cultural Heritage information using digital 3d reality-based models as graphic interfaces. The case studies presented belong to the wide repertoire of mosaics of Ravenna. One of the most peculiar characteristics of mosaics that often limits their digital survey is their multi-scale complexity; nevertheless their models could be used in 3d information systems, for digital exhibitions, for reconstruction aims and to document their conservation conditions in order to conduct restoration interventions in digital environments aiming at speeding and performing more reliable evaluations.


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How to Cite

Manferdini, A. M., & Cipriani, L. (2012). 3D digitization of mosaics. DISEGNARECON, 5(10), 311–318. https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1828-5961/3361