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Source Image: PR223_03_05 of Dionysiac relief of Ostia Museum: Reliefs

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Description

Detail of 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/Bacchus  
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
Marks of the flat chisel can be seen on the smooth background.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill has been used to add definition to the hair of the figure.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A narrow outline has been carved down the side of the figure to distinguish him from the smooth background.

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