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Source Image: PR305_01_23 of Garland Sarcophagus (7) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of right end of garland sarcophagus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Garland Sarcophagus (7) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 250 
Keywords
GarlandGarland Sarcophagus  
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
Point chiselling to rough-out the design is visible on the corners of this end.

Notes

The corners of this sarcophagus have been left as rough bosses but the garland, the element hanging from it, and the boss on the end have been carved a little further.

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