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Source Image: PR204_04_13 of Soffit of Arch of Titus

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Description

Detail of the coffering.

Monument
Arch of Titus 
Monument Part
Soffit 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Pentelic Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 82 
Keywords
FoliageCoffering  
Collections
Arch of Titus, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A long joint between blocks can be seen running across the middle of this image. Interestingly it is not parallel to the other block lines visible or the decoration suggesting that an irregularly-sized block was used.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill must have been used to achieve depth in this coffering.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool of some sort must have been used in conjunction with the drill since no drill holes are visible.

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