Loading
 |  Register

Source Image: PR301_08_02 of South Building of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

annotations
Increase Brightness Increase Contrast
Monochrome Sharpen

Description

Detail of an engaged column from the south building of the Sebasteion.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Part
South Building 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
FlutingEngaged Column  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
Tooth chisel marks are visible on the flat surface of the lower part of the column shaft. This chisel seem to have four pointed teeth.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
Rougher tooth chiselling is visible on the border to the right.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flutes themselves are carved with the flat chisel.

Related Images