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Djenne terracotta figure, Mali 3D Model
Djenne terracotta figure, Mali
Curled up female figure with pustules and serpents, Inner Niger Delta (Djenné), Mali. 12th-15th century. Terracotta • H: 30 cm • Private collection. Reproduced in: Terra d’Africa, Terra d’Archeologia - La grande scultura in terracotta del Mali, Djenné VIII-XVI sec. • Fratelli Alinari 1990, p. 56.
To learn more about the Djenne terracotta figures, see: “Scrofulous Sogolon: Scanning the Sunjata Epic” by Anne-Marie Bouttiaux & Marc Ghysels, Tribal Art magazine, Spring 2015, XIX-2, n°75, pp. 88-123 — a free PDF copy is available at www.scantix.com/sogolon/
This 3D model was built using a set of VRT images (Volume Rendering Technique) after post-processing 900 CT-scan axial slices (Somatom + InSpace).