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Source Image: PR303_01_14 of Centauromachy Relief (2) of Aphrodisias: Agora Gate

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Description

Detail of relief panel depicting centauromachy from the Agora Gate.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Agora Gate 
Monument Part
Centauromachy Relief (2) 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Keywords
Clothing  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum depot 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of the point chisel are visible on the background.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The details of the lion's head are worked with the flat chisel but not apparently smoothed any further.

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