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Source Image: PR308_08_18 of Unfinished Pan of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Unfinished Pan.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary 
Monument Part
Unfinished Pan 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 100 - circa ad 400 
Keywords
Pan  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum depot 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The back of this statuette and the base are roughed-out with the point chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The figure of Pan and the goat at the bottom left are shaped with the flat chisel.

Notes

This small figure of Pan is part of a once larger statue, as shown by the foot on the right. Pan here was acting as a support for the figure to which this foot belonged.

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