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Source Image: PR204_06_09 of South Side of Arch of Titus

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Description

Close-up of the eastern end of the south side of the passageway.

Monument
Arch of Titus 
Monument Part
South Side 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Pentelic Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 82 
Keywords
Block DivisionFoliage  
Collections
Arch of Titus, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat chisel was used relatively roughly to smooth the surface to the right.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill was used to achieve depth in the floral pilaster to the left.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool of some variety must have been used in conjunction with the drill in the foliage of the pilaster.

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