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Source Image: PR301_06_19 of Apollo and hero panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion panel depicting Apollo and a hero at Delphi.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Apollo and hero panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
Mythic Character  
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
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The deep folds in the drapery on the right are carved with a channelling tool, perhaps following drilling.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks are visible in several places on this figure's garment.

4. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
The smooth surface of the drapery of this figure's garment is smoothed with abrasives following rasp work.

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