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Source Image: PR301_01_14 of Tiberius with captive panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of emperor's right leg on the Sebasteion panel depicting Tiberius and a captive.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Tiberius with captive panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
BodyTiberius  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The marks of the tooth chisel here are the remains of an initial stage of rough shaping of the leg.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Certain features of the muscles around the knee have been defined using a round-headed chisel following initial work with the tooth chisel.

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