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Source Image: PR222_05_12 of Man and dog, possibly Endymion of Capitoline Museums: Statuary

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Description

Statue of young man and dog, perhaps Endymion.

Monument
Capitoline Museums: Statuary 
Monument Part
Man and dog, possibly Endymion 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
 
Date
post ad 1 - pre ad 250 
Keywords
Endymion  
Collections
Capitoline Museums, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are visible in the hair of the figure, even though this is probably a post-antique carving.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
The body is very smooth and has probably been worked with abrasives, perhaps again in the post-antique period.

Notes

Like many of the statues in this collection this one is a composite of several different pieces. The figure's head and arm are probably later additions.

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