Reconstruction of the order from the façade of the porticoes in the Forum of Augustus made from original pieces and resin moulds

Ricomposizione dell’ordine della facciata dei portici del Foro di Augusto.
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From the Augustan Era: 2 BC
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Original pieces in different types of marble and resin moulds taken of original pieces
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Original pieces:
pieces of an Ionic-style cornice.
Luna marble:FA 696, FA 207

pieces of a frieze decorated on opposite sides.
Luna marble: FA 26, FA 499, FA 205

Corinthian column capital
Luna marble: FA 75
Piece of the reeded shaft of a column (the top-most part of the shaft)
Antique yellow marble:FA 69.

Resin moulds:
Section moulds of the (main beam) decorated on two opposite sides.
Taken from the original that is conserved in the archaeological area of the Forum of Augustus:
FA 583, FA 2493 a, FA 2493 b

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Portici ed esedre

Moving along to the rooms in the central body of the museum, we come to the section dedicated to the porticoes of the Forum and a reconstruction of part of the architectural order from the façade overlooking the square is on display.