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Source Image: PR302_05_19 of Entablature Block (1) of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture

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Description

Roughed-out entablature blocks.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture 
Monument Part
Entablature Block (1) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 50 - pre ad 450 
Keywords
Entablature  
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
The end of this block is roughly squared with the point chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
This block is roughed-out with the point chisel along its front to form part of an entablature.

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