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Source Image: PR302_06_06 of Portico of Tiberius of Aphrodisias: South Agora

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Description

Detail of column base and podium in the Portico of Tiberius.

Monument
Aphrodisias: South Agora 
Monument Part
Portico of Tiberius 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Keywords
Column ShaftColumn BasePedestal  
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 upper surface of the pedestal is flattened with the tooth chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
Flat chisel marks are visible on the side of the column base.

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