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Source Image: PR223_04_08 of Attic child's sarcophagus of Ostia: Miscellaneous Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of Attic child's sarcophagus.

Monument
Ostia: Miscellaneous Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Attic child's sarcophagus 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 150 - pre ad 250 
Keywords
PuttoRelief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Ostia Antica  

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Ostia Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Drill
Method
Running Drill
Description
The outlines around the figures are carved with a drill, held at an angle to the stone and so used as a 'running' drill.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Other drill holes are visible in the corners of the eyes of the putti.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Polishing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
The figures seem to have been polished with abrasives.

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