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Source Image: PR303_03_03 of Columnar Sarcophagus (1) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Fragment of a columnar sarcophagus depicting Nike/Victory.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Columnar Sarcophagus (1) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 250 
Keywords
Nike/VictoryColumnColumnar Sarcophagus  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The background and column on the right of this fragment have been left roughed-out with the point chisel, while the figure is largely finished.

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