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Source Image: PR307_03_22 of Unfinished Seated Male of Aphrodisias: Sculptor's Workshop

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Description

Detail of the unfinished seated male from the Sculptor's Workshop.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sculptor's Workshop 
Monument Part
Unfinished Seated Male 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 200 - pre ad 450 
Keywords
BodyClothing  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The foot and sandal are worked with a relatively narrow flat chisel.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The drapery above, on the other hand, is carved slightly more roughly using a wider flat chisel.

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