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Source Image: PR222_01_15 of Selene and Endymion sarcophagus (2) of Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of sarcophagus depicting Endymion and Selene.

Monument
Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Selene and Endymion sarcophagus (2) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 150 - pre ad 250 
Keywords
EndymionRelief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Capitoline Museums, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill is used a lot in this detail to provide depth and definition.

Notes

The style of carving on this sarcophagus is unusual and could mark it out as later product, imitating a Roman one.

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