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Source Image: PR202_03_17 of Entablature (Museum) of Temple of Vespasian

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Description

Detail of the entablature now in the Capitoline Museums.

Monument
Temple of Vespasian 
Monument Part
Entablature (Museum) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
ad 79 - circa ad 87 
Keywords
GuidelineFoliageMouldingEntablature  
Collections
Temple of Vespasian, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 
Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The marks of the point chisel can be seen on the roughed-out section of the architrave to the left.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The deep hollows in the moulding strip at the top right must have been carved out using the drill.

3. Toolmarks

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

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