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Source Image: PR305_04_08 of Garland Sarcophagus (19) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of an altered garland sarcophagus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Garland Sarcophagus (19) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 250 
Keywords
FigureInscriptionGarland 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
These figures are roughly worked with the point chisel but the key details of their forms are carefully defined, including their clothing and attributes.

Notes

It is quite common that figures on sarcophagi at Aphrodisias are worked to a relatively defined state with the point chisel (see also PR305_03_22).

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