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Source Image: PR223_03_15 of Vulcan relief of Ostia Museum: Reliefs

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Description

Detail of 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 
Collections
Ostia Antica  

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Ostia Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The background is worked all over with the rasp.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A deep channel is carved around the top of the figure at the bottom of this scene.

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