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Source Image: PR301_04_18 of Gaius and Lucius panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of 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
HeadImperial Family Member  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The background is flattened with the tooth chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of the flat chisel are visible on the face and fringe of this figure.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are visible in the corners of the mouth of this figure and possibly also in the drapery.

4. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The deep channels in the drapery are carved after the basic forms are shaped using a narrow channelling tool, perhaps following drilling.

4. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of the roundel are visible in the outline carved around this figure.

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