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Source Image: PR948_01_05 of Swat Valley workshop

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Description

Carver working in the Swat valley, Pakistan.

Monument
Swat Valley workshop 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Granite (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Collections
Pakistan  

Location

Current Location
Swat Valley 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Sculptor's Pick
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The sculptor's pick is used here to carve a design into the stone, which goes white where it is hit.

Notes

This carver is using a sculptor's pick to carve a shallow relief on to a panel of dark grey granite. Like carvers elsewhere in Pakistan and India he sits to work.

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