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Source Image: PR246_01_06 of Şile Colossus of Istanbul Archaeological Museum: Statuary

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Description

Colossal roughed-out emperor from the Şile shipwreck.

Monument
Istanbul Archaeological Museum: Statuary 
Monument Part
Şile Colossus 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
 
Date
post ad 100 - pre ad 350 
Keywords
Emperor  
Collections
Istanbul, Museum  

Location

Original Location
Şile 
Current Location
Istanbul Archaeological Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
This enormous statue has been roughed-out with the point chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Hard
Description
Key features of the design have been delineated with the point chisel.

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