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Source Image: PR204_05_05 of Procession Panel of Arch of Titus

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Description

Relief on the south side of the passageway.

Monument
Arch of Titus 
Monument Part
Procession Panel 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Pentelic Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 82 
Keywords
FigureBlock DivisionClamp  
Collections
Arch of Titus, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Removal
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
The clear gouges of the point are visible where it was used to excavate through the stone to the metal clamps.

2. Clamp socket

Process
Securing
Description
The depth of the holes made to remove the metal clamps shows that the blocks used for this relief were quite substantial, especially when one considers that the figures are already carved in deep relief.

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