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Source Image: PR221_01_24 of Circus Relief of Vatican Museums: Reliefs

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Description

Detail of the Circus Relief in the Vatican Museums.

Monument
Vatican Museums: Reliefs 
Monument Part
Circus Relief 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
 
Date
post ad 70 - pre ad 150 
Keywords
HeadCivilianClothingCircus  
Collections
Vatican Museums, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Vatican Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The detailed facial features of these figures have been worked with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill work is visible in the drapery of the figure.

Notes

There is a different level of finish on the portraits than the rest of the relief. This seems to indicate that the portraits were treated separately.

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