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Source Image: PR225_04_06 of Panel C of Arch of Trajan

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Description

Detail of drapery on the upper relief of the western face of the north 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
BodyClothingBlock Division  
Collections
Arch of Trajan, Benevento  

Location

Original Location
Benevento 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

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

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill is used to give depth to sections of the drapery.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool is employed in the grooves of the drapery.

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