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Source Image: PR301_08_07 of South Building of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Close-up of the rear side of a pier 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
Engaged Column  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Hard
Description
Rough point chisel marks left behind from initial squaring are visible on the corner and right of this block.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Much finer point chiselling is visible closer to the front of the block and along the joints between blocks.

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