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Source Image: PR301_07_03 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
BodyClothingEmperor  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flesh in this image is carefully modelled using a narrow round-headed chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The deep grooves in the drapery and the emperor's armpit are carved using a narrow channelling tool, perhaps following drilling though no drill marks are visible here.

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