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Source Image: PR302_06_07 of Entablature Block (3) of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture

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Description

Detail of an entablature block.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture 
Monument Part
Entablature Block (3) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 20 - pre ad 200 
Keywords
Entablature  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Relatively rough point chiselling is visible on the end of the block.

Notes

The square being held against the moulding on this block shows the probable alignment of the flat surface of the cornice in its roughed-out form into which the moulding was carved.

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