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Source Image: PR223_03_09 of Vulcan relief of Ostia Museum: Reliefs

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Description

Relief showing Vulcan/Hephaistos being thrown out of Olympos in Ostia Museum.

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

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Ostia Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
These figures and other elements of the composition, like the trees in the background, are all neatly outlined to distinguish them from the smooth background.

2. Pin socket

Process
Restoration
Description
Small pin sockets are visible where repairs have been made to the relief and then later removed.

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