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Source Image: PR307_10_07 of Large Satyr and Dionysos of Aphrodisias: Sculptor's Workshop

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Description

Detail of a statue of a satyr carrying the infant Dionysos.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sculptor's Workshop 
Monument Part
Large Satyr and Dionysos 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 150 - circa ad 275 
Keywords
BodySatyr  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Unlike the hair on the head of this figure which is elaborately drilled, the pubic hair is carefully worked with a flat chisel.

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