Tag Archives: 3D Scan

Tz’atz’ Nah, a „New“ Term in the Classic Mayan Lexicon

Research Note 2

Inscriptions are a rich source for Classic Maya architectural terminology, which is rather descriptive and includes a number of building names and general architectural terms ending with the generic nah. Study of the Temple of the Sun sanctuary tablet has revealed another architectural term previously unknown in the Maya epigraphic record.

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Evaluating the Digital Documentation Process from 3D Scan to Drawing

Working Paper 2

The “Text Database and Dictionary of Classic Mayan” project acquired a Breuckmann smartSCAN C5 fringe projection scanner for high-resolution and three-dimensional documentation of Maya artefacts with texts. Renderings of the stereolithographic mesh can be used to create (digital) line drawings for the project’s repository.

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