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Source Image: PR301_02_24 of Agon panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of herm on the 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
HermPalm  
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
Marks of rough squaring with the point chisel can be seen on the block behind this one.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of fine tooth chiselling are visible on the base of the herm.

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