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Source Image: PR948_01_10 of Swat Valley workshop

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Description

Carving from the Swat Valley done with a sculptor's pick.

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.

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 carving was done using a sculptor's pick, a traditional tool in the Swat Valley which is very similar to tools used in Medieval Italy.

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