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Source Image: PR301_08_13 of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of a socket for a pin on one end of a column section from the Sebasteion.

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

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The flat surface on the end of this column section is worked with the tooth chisel.

2. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A series of incised guidelines for laying-out the sockets on this end can be seen in the middle of the image.

3. Pin socket

Process
Securing
Description
The socket on the left is for a metal pin to hold the column section in place once it was erected.

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