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Source Image: PR301_05_21 of Andreia crowning Aphrodite panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion panel depicting Andreia crowning Aphrodite.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Andreia crowning Aphrodite panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
BodyClothingAphrodite/VenusAndreia  
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
The flesh on the chest of this figure is shaped with a narrow flat chisel, perhaps slightly round in shape.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
An outline carved using a channelling tool or narrow flat chisel can be seen along the side of the figure on the left.

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