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Source Image: PR301_05_01 of Gaius and Lucius panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Sebasteion panel depicting Gaius and Lucius.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Gaius and Lucius panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
GaiusLucius  
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: Medium
Description
The base of this relief, including the feet of the princes, is left in a roughed-out condition, worked with the point chisel.

Notes

Like all of the Sebasteion panels this one is carved from a single block which means that it could have been worked on before it was inserted into the building, though there is no way for sure to know whether this took place.

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