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Source Image: PR225_01_10 of Panel C of Arch of Trajan

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Description

Detail of deities on the upper relief on the east face of the northern pier.

Monument
Arch of Trajan 
Monument Part
Panel C 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 114 - circa ad 117 
Keywords
HeadDeity  
Collections
Arch of Trajan, Benevento  

Location

Original Location
Benevento 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill was used extensively in the leaves and fruit emerging from the cornucopia.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool must have been used in conjunction with the drill to achieve depth in these areas.

Notes

Different levels of relief are visible within this single scene, with figures in the background in very low relief and those in the foreground in much higher relief.

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