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Source Image: PR222_04_19 of Statue of Livia of Capitoline Museums: Statuary

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Description

Detail of the statue of Livia in the Capitoline Museum.

Monument
Capitoline Museums: Statuary 
Monument Part
Statue of Livia 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
 
Date
post bc 10 - pre ad 30 
Keywords
Livia  
Collections
Capitoline Museums, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Flat chisel marks are visible in the drapery.

Notes

This statue, like many others in the Capitoline Museum, is extensively restored. The hand is a later addition, while on other statues we find heads inserted into bodies with which they did not originally belong.

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