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Source Image: PR301_07_02 of Roman People crowning an emperor panel of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of the Sebasteion panel depicting the Roman people crowning an emperor.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
Roman People crowning an emperor panel 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
ClothingEmperor  
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 to the right and left is flattened with the tooth chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The drapery has been shaped using the flat chisel, the marks of which are running along the folds in the middle of this image.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The arm is worked much more finely than the drapery with a flat chisel.

4. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A slight outline along the edge of the drapery is carved with a channelling tool.

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