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Source Image: PR225_03_06 of Alimenta Panel of Arch of Trajan

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Description

Detail of drapery from the Alimenta relief.

Monument
Arch of Trajan 
Monument Part
Alimenta Panel 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 114 - circa ad 117 
Keywords
Clothing  
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 is employed here to give depth to the creases in the drapery.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The final finish on the drapery here was applied using the rasp.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool is used to clear out the deep channels in the drapery following initial work with the drill.

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