Snap and the Louvre Restore Egyptian Antiquities in AR

Museum visitors can view select pieces as they may have originally looked

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Visitors to the Musée du Louvre in Paris can view a selection of Egyptian artifacts in new ways thanks to Egypt Augmented, a series of augmented reality experiences created by Snap’s AR Studio.

According to Snap, these AR experiences will “reveal the shapes, materials, colors and decorations of the selected works, all of which have disappeared over time, leaving only bare stone.” Museum visitors can scan a QR code with their mobile device to activate the AR experiences within the rooms of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities.




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