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Source Image: PR313_01_17 of Column (1) of Euromos: Temple of Zeus

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Description

Column from the Temple of Zeus at Euromos.

Monument
Euromos: Temple of Zeus 
Monument Part
Column (1) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 100 - ad 200 
Keywords
Column ShaftColumn Base  
Collections
Euromos  

Location

Original Location
Euromos 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The upper part of the shaft is roughed-out with the point chisel while the lower portion has been smoothed, though the tool used for this later work is unclear.

Notes

The Temple of Zeus at Euromos was built in the 2nd century AD on the site of an earlier temple. It is especially interesting because it was only part-finished, with some of its columns never fluted and others only roughly fluted.

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