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Source Image: PR302_06_22 of Pilaster Capital (4) of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture

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Description

Detail of a pilaster capital.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Architecture 
Monument Part
Pilaster Capital (4) 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 350 - pre ad 500 
Keywords
PuttoCockeralFoliagePilaster Capital  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Flat chisel marks are visible on the figures, which are left relatively rough.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill use can be seen on the leaves to the right.

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