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Source Image: PR945_01_11 of Chennai workshops

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Description

Carver working outside a workshop near Chennai.

Monument
Chennai workshops 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Granite (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Collections
India  

Location

Current Location
Chennai 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
This carver is using a point chisel held close to the vertical to work this block.

Notes

This workshop stores all of its stone outside in the open air, where carving is also done. This carvers is working sitting on a block, a typical technique in India which is quite different from European practice.

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