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Source Image: PR302_06_04 of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture

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Description

Detail of an Ionic capital.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa bc 50 - circa ad 500 
Keywords
Ionic Capital  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Incised guidelines are visible on the middle of the volute which has not been completely carved away.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The surfaces of the volute are worked with the flat chisel.

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