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Source Image: PR205_1_11_05 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians fleeing behind fortifications.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
FigureDacianBuildingLandscape  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
To give depth to the grooves in the drapery the channelling tool is used.

2. Insert socket

Process
Insertion
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The Dacian on the left has a drilled hole in his hand for the insertion of a weapon.

Notes

This is one section of the column on which the spiral is at its narrowest.

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