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Source Image: PR301_03_21 of Meleager and Atalanta panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion panel depicting Meleager and Atalanta.

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

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes can be seen in the corners of Meleager's eyes and in the drapery and hair of Atalanta.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool is used following the drill in the drapery of Atalanta's garment.

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