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Source Image: PR307_04_04 of Cuirassed Male Statue of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Detail of cuirassed male statue.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary 
Monument Part
Cuirassed Male Statue 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 1 - circa ad 50 
Keywords
BodyClothingClamp  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The back of the figure is worked carefully with a fine point chisel, in contrast to the front which is much more smoothly finished.

2. Pin socket

Process
Securing
Description
The top of the helmet was carved on a separate piece of stone inserted into a shallow socket and fixed in place with a metal pin.

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