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Source Image: PR307_07_12 of Statue of Flavius Palmatus of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Detail of statue of Palmatus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary 
Monument Part
Statue of Flavius Palmatus 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 450 - pre ad 550 
Keywords
HeadRoman Official  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Extensive drilling can be seen in the figures hair, though this stops towards the back, where it would not have been seen.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The stubble on the figure's chin and cheeks was applied used the corner of a flat chisel, held close to vertical and used to peck the surface of the stone.

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