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Source Image: PR205_04_18 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians attacking a Roman fort.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
FigureDacianBuildingBattleArtillery  
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
The channeling tool was used to add detail to the drapery on the clothing.

Notes

The figure on the left has a carved bow, whereas the figure on the right would have likely been holding a bow that would have been inserted in metal, but there is no drill hole for the insertion of an object.

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