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3D Printing Grenada’s Petroglyphs

Brittany Mistretta (University of Florida), Jonathan Hanna (Heritage Research Group Caribbean), Mt. Rich Youth Culture and Environment Development Organization (MYCEDO)

Stack of 3D printed petroglyphs on table

Project Goals

  • To bring greater awareness to Grenada’s Indigenous heritage and the importance of its preservation.
  • To provide economic opportunity to the Mt. Rich community as part of their grass-roots interpretation center program.

Outcomes & Deliverables

Models of petroglyphs from the Mt. Rich Carib Stone were recreated in Tinkercad, a free modeling program, and were 3D printed.

Resources

Project handout

MYCEDO website

Tinkercad

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