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23:30 Nov 19, 2006
German to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Archaeology
German term or phrase:Meißelarbeit
The context is the 3rd-c. AD workshops at Chemtou, where they are making marble bowls and statuettes, and one of the stages of working represented by production debris is “Grobe und feine Meisselarbeit” – it must mean something like “Coarse and fine shaping/roughing-out/forming” ?