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Source Image: PR301_04_22 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
BodyClothingImperial Family Member  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Traces of tooth chiselling are visible on the skin of the prince where it meet the cloak.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The skin of the prince is carefully shaped with the flat chisel, marks of which are especially clear on the neck. The clasp and cloak are also flat chiselled.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The groove in the drapery is carved using a narrow channelling tool with a slightly rounded end.

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