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Source Image: PR500_05_14 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Drawing of the blocks which make up Panel 2.

Monument
Orvieto Cathedral 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 1290 - ad 1591 
Keywords
Block Division  
Collections
Orvieto  

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Re-use
Description
Some of the more regular blocks look like reused columns or pilasters. To help fit them all together, smaller blocks have been used to fill the irregular spaces. The odd sizes may be the result of availability or, perhaps, breakages during lifting.

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