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Source Image: PR301_08_24 of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of a triglyph from the entablature of the Sebasteion.

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

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Lines of flat chiselling are visible around the edges of the surfaces and along their corners in this close-up.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
Most of the rest of this surface is so smooth that it must have been worked with abrasives.

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