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Source Image: PR205_05_02 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacain crossing a river.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
There are marks of the roundel on the clothing and hair of the Dacian.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool was used to distinguish the figure from the background.

Notes

The Dacians appear to be encroaching into Roman territory.

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