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Source Image: PR223_03_04 of Dionysiac relief of Ostia Museum: Reliefs

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Description

Dionysiac relief in Ostia Museum.

Monument
Ostia Museum: Reliefs 
Monument Part
Dionysiac relief 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
 
Date
post ad 1 - pre ad 250 
Keywords
Dionysos/BacchusMythic Character  
Collections
Ostia Antica  

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Ostia Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat background of this relief is lightly smoothed with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are visible in the hair of the figure on the right and the drapery of the female figure.

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