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Source Image: PR205_03_14 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of Trajan.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The use of the channeling tool is especially clear in order to achieve depth in the drapery and to deftly separate features such as the arm of the emperor from the torso.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Drill marks are evident in the curls of the beard.

Notes

This later adlocutio takes place during the second war against the Dacians.

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