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Source Image: PR87_1_01_04 of Unfinished relief from Takht-i-Bahi

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Description

Detail of unfinished relief.

Monument
Unfinished relief from Takht-i-Bahi 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Schist (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 100 - pre bc
Collections
Takht-i-Bahi  

Location

Original Location
Takht-i-Bahi 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
Tiny sections of rough point chiselling can be seen in the recesses of this relief. The tool used to do this was more like a limestone punch, with a slightly blunt end.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
Most of the forms have been roughed-out with the flat chisel.

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