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Source Image: PR87_1_01_07 of Unfinished relief from Takht-i-Bahi

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Description

Detail of an unfinished carving.

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
Rough chiselling with a tool similar to the point but with a slightly blunt end (like the limestone punch) can be seen on the back of the circular relief.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
Roughing-out with the flat chisel can be seen on all of these fragmentary reliefs.

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