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Source Image: PR205_03_19 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Trajan accepting the surrender of the Dacians.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The carving crosses seamlessly across the block join, suggesting that the carving was completed in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channeling tool has been used to achieve depth around the figures and in the drapery folds.

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