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Source Image: PR305_03_19 of Garland Sarcophagus (18) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Roughed-out garland sarcophagus from the heroon adjacent to the Bouleuterion.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Garland Sarcophagus (18) 
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
This sarcophagus has been roughed-out with a typical garland format using the point chisel.

Notes

This roughed-out sarcophagus was incorporated at some later date in an early heroon located in the centre of the city adjacent to the Bouleuterion and just in front of the area later occupied by the Sculptor's Workshop.

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