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Source Image: PR223_04_09 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
Relief SarcophagusKline Lid  
Collections
Ostia Antica  

Location

Original Location
Ostia 
Current Location
Ostia Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The decorative panels on the side of the mattress of the lid have been carved with the flat chisel.

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