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Source Image: PR305_06_09 of Unidentified Sarcophagus (1) of Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi

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Description

Inside of a sarcophagus chest.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Unidentified Sarcophagus (1) 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 120 - circa ad 350 
Keywords
Sarcophagus  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The interior walls of this chest are flattened with the tooth chisel. This work is usually done with the point chisel since it would not have been visible most of the time.

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