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Source Image: PR210_02_16 of Great Trajanic Frieze Panel D of Arch of Constantine

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Description

Detail of a horse.

Monument
Arch of Constantine 
Monument Part
Great Trajanic Frieze Panel D 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 106 - circa ad 117 
Keywords
BattleHorse  
Collections
Arch of Constantine, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Marks of the rasp can be seen on the skin of the horse.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill must have been used to achieve depth in the nostril.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool was presumably used in combination with the drill to give definition to the nostril.

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