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Horus falcon, x-radiograph showing hollow bird bones in the belly and core pin holes (small, elongated, dark spots) marked by arrows on the back and on the side of the crown

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Description: Ancient Bronzes through a Modern Lens: Introductory Essays on the Study of Ancient...
Sometime in the early 1620s, a group of foreign artists studying antiquities in Rome had a debate about what makes for excellent bronze casting. The Flemish sculptor François Du Quesnoy (1597-1643) and the German artist Joachim von Sandrart (1606-1688) decided to climb up onto the equestrian monument to Emperor Marcus...
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PublisherHarvard Art Museums

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