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Source Image: PR312_01_21 of Garland Sarcophagus (1) of Ephesos: Miscellaneous Sarcophagi

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Description

Side of a roughed-out garland sarcophagus from Ephesos.

Monument
Ephesos: Miscellaneous Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Garland Sarcophagus (1) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 100 - ad 250 
Keywords
Garland Sarcophagus  

Location

Original Location
Ephesos 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Hard
Description
The lid on this sarcophagus is roughly point chiselled.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The chest has been flattened with the tooth chisel, though remains of earlier point chiselling are visible in places.

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