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Source Image: PR307_10_21 of Statue of a young male/Diskophoros of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Detail of a statue of a nude male in the form of a Polykleitan Diskophoros.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary 
Monument Part
Statue of a young male/Diskophoros 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 50 - pre ad 100 
Keywords
Body  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
The back of the base, especially around the back of the ankles, has been left roughly worked where it would not have been very visible.

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