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Source Image: PR305_04_15 of Columnar Sarcophagus (3) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Front of a columnar sarcophagus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Columnar Sarcophagus (3) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 350 
Keywords
FigureColumnColumnar Sarcophagus  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Extensive drill work is visible on the front of this sarcophagus.

Notes

This is a highly finished sarcophagus in contrast to many at Aphrodisias. The fine level of finish means that few toolmarks are visible on it.

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