Brick and Marble
|Restored brick arches. |
In the foreground, the arch is very shallow, with an approximately 1:12 arch and a full soldier course above to support the weight.
|Original wall section with pumice and mortar at the center and brick face.|
The wall is nearly 1m thick and has 5 visible layers across the depth.
|Detail of lichens on a brick column base|
|Second detail of the column base. Visible use of brick as both a structural and decorative element.|
|Three visible materials in a wall. The restored wall is to the top and left of the image and includes a completion marker.|
Original brick, in a deteriorated state, can be seen in the lower right.
Client: Emperor Adrian
Time: the First Century AD
Location: Tivoli, Italy