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Source Image: PR301_01_20 of Prince as Dioskouros panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of horse's head on the Sebasteion panel depicting a Julio-Claudian prince as a Dioskouros.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Prince as Dioskouros panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
Horse  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool is used in the hair of the horse to give it depth.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool has also been used along the top of the horse's head to outline it and so distinguish it from the arm of the figure.

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