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Source Image: PR301_02_19 of Agon panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion panel depicting Agon.

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

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Hard
Description
Rough marks of the point chisel used to square the blocks can be seen on the rear sides of this panels behind this one.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
The remains of roughing-out work done with the point chisel can be seen on the back of Agon's head and on the background, in those areas where it would not have been visible from the ground. The same practice can be noted on the left behind the head of the herm.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Hard
Description
The tooth chisel is used to flatten the background following point chisel work in those areas where the background would have been visible.

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