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Source Image: PR301_05_06 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
BodyClothing  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Hard
Description
Rough point chiselling can be seen on the side of the adjacent block.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Point chiselling is visible on the lower section of this panel, in those areas which would not have been visible from the ground. Very little work beyond roughing-out has been undertaken in this area.

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