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3D-printing is helping to restore the world's destroyed heritage sites

Syrian women take selfies in front of the restored Lion of al-Lat, a 2,000-year old statue, on display in Damascus, Syria October 1, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

3D imaging is being used to capture and document some of the worlds threatened cultural heritage sites. Image: REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Rob Smith
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3D image of the Thai city of Ayutthaya Image: CyArk
Syrian army soldiers stands on the ruins of the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria in this April 1, 2016 file photo. The Fakhreddin's Castle is seen in the background. To match MIDEAST-CRISIS/SYRIA- INSIGHT REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/Files
Syrian soldiers on the ruins of the Temple of Bel Image: REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
A replica of the destroyed Arch of Triumph Image: IDA
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