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Guardian Lion, Northern Qi dynasty

3D model description

Pair of Guardian Lions

Period: Northern Qi dynasty (550‚¬€œ577)

Date: mid-6th century

Culture: China

Medium: Limestone

Dimensions: H. 25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm); W. 22 in. (55.9 cm); D. 23 in. (58.4 cm)

Classification: Sculpture

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1930

Accession Number: 30.66.2

Captured by John Briscella and Svetlana Briscella of Aminimal Studio using Autodesk 123D Catch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York as a part of the Met MakerBot Hackathon, June 2012. For more information about this work visit:


3D printing settings

Makes a great set of bookends, with no modification.

Shot with Pentax K-01

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  • 3D file format: STL



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