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Source Image: PR306_01_07 of Stone Dolium 2 of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Vessels

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Description

Detail of a stone dolium.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Vessels 
Monument Part
Stone Dolium 2 
Monument Type
Vessel 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 100 - pre ad 500 
Keywords
Vessel  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The bottom half of this dolium, at the top of the image, was roughly worked with a point chisel and was probably intended to be sunk into the ground.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
Around the opening finer point chiselling is visible.

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