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Source Image: PR305_03_18 of Garland Sarcophagus (18) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of a roughed-out garland sarcophagus.

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: Hard
Description
An initial stage of roughing-out can be seen on the left end of this side of this sarcophagus.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Finer roughing-out with the point chisel is visible on the garland to the right and the flat surface above the garlands.

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