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Source Image: PR307_05_16 of Statue of L. Claudius Diogenes Dometeinus of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Detail of statue of L. Claudius Diogenes Dometeinus.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary 
Monument Part
Statue of L. Claudius Diogenes Dometeinus 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 200 - pre ad 500 
Keywords
HeadL. Claudius Diogenes Dometeinus  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are visible in the hair and beard.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Following drilling a channelling tool was used to carve the deep grooves in the hair and beard.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
The smooth finish on the face has been achieved using abrasives.

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