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Source Image: PR205_05_13 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
FigureDacianRoman SoldierBuildingTreeBuilding  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The fact that highly detailed carving crosses between drums indicates that it was done in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool is used to define the figures from the background and to add depth to the relief carving in areas.

Notes

The tree is used as a divider between the scenes.

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