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Source Image: PR205_05_19 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A battle between Dacian and Roman soldiers.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianClothingRoman SoldierBattleArtillery  
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 channelling tool was clearly used to define the figures and the drapery.

Notes

The central figure is missing a carved arrow because it was intended to add that detail later in metal, although no hole was drilled for the insertion of the arrow.

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