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Source Image: PR308_08_03 of Unfinished Pan of Aphrodisias: Miscellaneous Statuary

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Description

Detail of foot and 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
BodyPan  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 
Current Location
Aphrodisias Museum depot 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The remains of roughing-out with the point chisel can be seen on the base, especially either side of the foot, where it has not been totally erased with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The base, foot and leg of Pan are all shaped with the flat chisel.

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