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Source Image: PR302_06_01 of Ionic Capital (1) of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture

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Description

Detail of the underside of an Ionic capital.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture 
Monument Part
Ionic Capital (1) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 50 - pre ad 300 
Keywords
Ionic Capital  
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 of the underside of this capital is worked with the tooth chisel.

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