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Source Image: PR205_05_17 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A Dacian soldier attacking a Roman fort.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianBuildingBattleWeapon  
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 channelling tool was used to define the figure from the background and to add depth to the clothing.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Certain fine details in the hair and on the face were accomplished using the drill.

Notes

The arrow that the soldier is shooting was intended to be added at a later date in metal, but there is no insert hole that has been drilled for the attachment of the weapon.

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