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Ancient lion sculpture

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Included Formats
3ds Max 2014 V-Ray 3.00.08
3ds Max 2014 Default Scanline 2013
3D Studio 2014
FBX 2014
OBJ 2014
STL 2014

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3D Model Specifications
Product ID:954027
Geometry:Polygonal Quads only
UV Mapped:Yes
Unwrapped UVs:Yes, non-overlapping
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“Old lion sculpture” is a high quality model to add more details and realism to your rendering projects. HIGH QUALITY SCAN OF THE REAL OBJECT. Fully detailed, textured model. Detailed enough for close-up renders. Comes with 4k detailed textures.
Originally modelled in 3ds max 2013. Final images rendered with V-Ray 3.00.08
The 3ds max zip file contains also V-Ray and standard materials scenes.
- High quality polygonal model - correctly scaled accurate representation of the original objects.
- Model resolutions are optimized for polygon efficiency (in 3ds Max the meshsmooth function can be used to increase mesh resolution if necessary).
- All colors can be easily modified.
- Model is fully textured with all materials applied.
- All textures and materials are included and mapped in every format.
- Max models grouped for easy selection & objects are logically named for ease of scene management.
- No part-name confusion when importing several models into a scene.
- No cleaning up necessary, just drop model into your scene and start rendering.
- No special plugin needed to open scene.
1 objects 3 textures:
Quads:      15462
Triangles: 0
Points:       15464
File formats:
- 3ds Max 2013 (Vray)
- 3ds Max 2013 (Default Scanline)
- OBJ (Multi Format)
- 3DS (Multi Format)
-FBX (Multi Format)
-STL (Multi Format)
Every model has been checked with the appropriate software.
Textures formats:
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Sculpture history:
The Lion of Knidos is the name for a colossal ancient Greek statue that was discovered in 1858 near the ancient port of Knidos, south-west Asia Minor (now near Datça in Turkey). Soon after its discovery, the statue was shipped to London where it became part of the British Museum's collection. Although there is some debate about the age of the sculpture, in general, scholarly opinion dates it to the 2nd century BC. Since 2000, it has been prominently displayed on a plinth under the roof of the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court.
This sculpture of a recumbent lion was quarried from Mount Pentelikon near Athens, the same marble used to build the Parthenon. The lion is substantially complete; only the lower jaw and front legs are missing; its eyes were probably once inlaid with glass. The statue is greater than life-size; it weighs six tonnes and measures 2.89 metres long and 1.70 metres high. In designing the body to be hollowed out from below, the weight of the statue was reduced.
The statue stood on top of a funerary monument that is of a style fashionable in 350 BC in Halikarnassos, a centre that was only a day away by boat. The monument is square with a stepped pyramidal top. It was hollow on a circular plan. This similarity has led to some experts dating the statue to 350 BC, but others think that the statue was above a cenotaph made to commemorate the nearby naval Battle of Cnidus of 394 BC, in which the Athenian general, Conon, commanding a joint Athenian and Persian fleet, was victorious over a Spartan fleet led by Peisander.
A third opinion is that the architecture of the monument is not typi
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