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Source Image: PR301_05_04 of Io and Argos panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion panel depicting Io and Argos.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Io and Argos panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
BodyIoClamp  
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
Point chiselling can be seen at the bottom of the panel where initial roughing-out was left because it would not have been visible once the relief was put in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes can be seen in Io's right hand and in the drapery on the right.

3. - Clamp socket

Process
Securing
Description
A clamp socket can be seen above the recess into which an insert was attached.

3. - Pin socket

Process
Insertion
Description
A pin hole can be seen in the middle of this panel where an insert was attached, perhaps a detail in a different coloured stone.

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