A 3D-printed recreation of the ancient Lion of Mosul displayed at the Imperial War Museum in London. Photo: AP

3D printing helps cultural heritage destroyed by Islamic State roar back to life

  • A 3D-printed replica of the 3,000-year-old Lion of Mosul destroyed by Isis in 2014 has been created by Google, modelled from crowdsourced photos
  • The figure is part of the ‘Culture Under Attack’ show at London’s Imperial War Museum that looks at how war devastates societies’ cultural fabric
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A 3D-printed recreation of the ancient Lion of Mosul displayed at the Imperial War Museum in London. Photo: AP
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