Bringing Cultural Heritage Back to Life

Textfiles — The DNA of 3D models

Stance Hurst, PhD
3 min readMar 16, 2024

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The utilization of photogrammetry and laser scanning in producing 3D models has had a groundbreaking impact on archaeology, museums, and cultural heritage. The impressive capabilities of these modern 3D modeling technologies to capture millions of data points in a matter of minutes is genuinely remarkable. In the past, the process of recording material and cultural information would take days or even weeks, resulting in only thousands of bits of data. However, with these advanced 3D technologies, millions of…

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Stance Hurst, PhD

I am an archaeologist at the Lubbock Lake Landmark and Graduate Faculty at Texas Tech University. Passionate about archaeology, cycling, and Apple technology.