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Source Image: PR301_06_23 of Athena panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Side of 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
Block Division  
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
Very rough point chiselling, the remains of the original squared surface of the block, can be seen on the right of this side of the panel. This work might well have been completed in the quarry.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
Finer point chiselling can be seen closer to the top and left of the block. These marks belong to the phase of work in which the overall dimensions of the panel were defined.

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