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Source Image: PR301_03_05 of Claudius with Land and Sea panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of the Sebasteion panel depicting Claudius with Land and Sea.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Claudius with Land and Sea panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
Allegorical Figure  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
The side of the figure of Land closest to the edge of the panel has been left almost entirely roughed-out. Since these panels were set into an architectural framework with flanking pilasters this rough work would probably not have been visible from the ground.

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