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  • We acquired this object.

2015

  • Work on this object began.

2019

3D-Painted Hyperelastic Bone®, 2015-19

It was designed by Adam E. Jakus and Ramille Shah and firm: Dimension Inx LLC. It is dated 2015-19. Its medium is bone samples, countour meshes for reconstructive surgery, photograph.

Made from a mineral known as hydroxyapatite, a form of calcium found in bones, this 3D-printed, customizable material mimics the strength of bone while retaining flexibility and porousness. Ultimately, the Hyperplastic Bone may be used both inside and outside the body to regenerate bones and integrate existing tissues without the inflammation or immune responses often associated with implants.

It is credited Courtesy of Adam E. Jakus and Ramille N. Shaw, Dimension Inx LLC.

  • Pair Of Bracelets, ca. 1870
  • shaped ortoiseshell with carved applied tortoiseshell monograms.
  • Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.
  • 1946-50-75-a,b

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