MONTEPRAMA1: 3D digitization of the Mont'e Prama statues

Funded by: MIBAC/ArcheoCAORReference: ARCHEOCAOR/CRS4 1
Start: 2012-07-20Duration: 9 months
Contractor: CRS4Italy


The "Soprintendenza ai Beni Archologici delle Province di Cagliari e Oristano" and CRS4 commit to a long term scientific and technological research plan on the 3D digitization of the Mont'e Prama statues, aimed at studying and applying innovative methodologies for multiresolution storage, distribution and display. This contract focuses on the first phase of the overall plan, concerning geometric and colorimetric acquisition and surface reconstruction.


[1] Enrico Gobbetti, Ruggero Pintus, Fabio Bettio, Fabio Marton, Marco Agus, and Marcos Balsa Rodriguez. Digital Mont'e Prama: dalla digitalizzazione accurata alla valorizzazione di uno straordinario complesso statuario. Archeomatica, 6(1): 10-14, 2015. 
[2] Ruggero Pintus and Enrico Gobbetti. A Fast and Robust Framework for Semi-Automatic and Automatic Registration of Photographs to 3D Geometry. ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 7(4): 23:1-23:23, February 2015.
[3] Fabio Bettio, Alberto Jaspe Villanueva, Emilio Merella, Fabio Marton, Enrico Gobbetti, and Ruggero Pintus. Mont'e Scan: Effective Shape and Color Digitization of Cluttered 3D Artworks. ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 8(1): 4:1-4:23, 2015.
[4] Fabio Bettio, Enrico Gobbetti, Emilio Merella, and Ruggero Pintus. Improving the digitization of shape and color of 3D artworks in a cluttered environment. In Proc. Digital Heritage. Pages 23-30, October 2013. Best Paper Award.