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Source Image: PR239_01_18 of Sarcophagus of Appeiena Philumene of Modena Museo Civico: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of the sarcophagus of Appeiena Philumene in the Museo Civico, Modena.

Monument
Modena Museo Civico: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Sarcophagus of Appeiena Philumene 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Prokonnesian Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 180 - pre ad 300 
Keywords
CapitalRelief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Modena  

Location

Original Location
Modena 
Current Location
Museo Civico, Modena 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The capital in this detail has been roughly shaped with he point chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat background shows traces of flat chiselling.

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