Minute details and iconography can be made more visible from looking at the 3D model. The Bust of Isis’ unique hairstyle and clothing come to life. The viewer can zoom in and out and turn the object weightlessly in a digital space. This grants the ability to view the object from any angle, revealing parts of the object that cannot be seen safely in a museum display. The viewer can also change the lighting and environment to understand how this object would have been originally seen. One can change the background to further re-contextualize the object to a softer light or an indoor or outdoor space.
Further investigation can be done into understanding the manufacture by not only zooming into the object and moving it around freely for a closer look, but also by stripping the object of its coloring to its most basic form. This can be done by going to the settings on the model and switching the rendering to mesh or to matcap. Tool marks and other signs of craftsmanship can be seen more easily by the naked eye from this perspective. For this model, the smooth exterior and hollow cavity below the neck of the bust show that this object was a hollow-cast.