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Source Image: PR301_06_20 of Athena panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Sebasteion panel depicting Athena.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Athena panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
Athena/Minerva  
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: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
The background has been flattened here with the tooth chisel held at an angle closer to the vertical than normal. This is relatively fast, rough work.

Notes

This is one of the more damaged reliefs from the Sebasteion but still the toolmarks on the background are visible in this image.

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