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Source Image: PR222_06_13 of Attic sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes of Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of Attic sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes in the Capitoline Museums.

Monument
Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Attic sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 150 - pre ad 250 
Keywords
Relief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Capitoline Museums, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
The very smooth surface of the figures' skin must have been smoothed with abrasives.

Notes

The genitalia on the figures on this sarcophagus have been removed, presumably in the post-antique period.

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