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Source Image: PR500_02_19 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Detail of a figure and hand next to a block joint.

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

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The shape of the blocks have been adjusted when fitting them together. In this case the block line runs around the edge of the hand and figures, evidently to keep them on a single piece.

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