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Source Image: PR301_07_01 of Andreia crowning Aphrodite panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of Sebasteion relief 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
BodyAndreia  
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
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The surface of the flesh is worked with a slightly rounded chisel in this detail instead of the usual flat chisel.

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