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Source Image: PR305_05_21 of Relief Sarcophagus (1) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Detail of the front of a relief sarcophagus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Relief Sarcophagus (1) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 250 
Keywords
ErosRelief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Squaring
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Hard
Description
The lower socle of this chest is roughly squared with the point chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The remains of roughing-out can be seen around Eros' right hand and the torch that he is holding.

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