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Source Image: PR205_05_20 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A battle scene between Dacian and Roman soldiers.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The carving fluidly crosses over the block line suggesting that carving was undertaken in place.

Notes

There are a number of places where weapons should have been added in metal but even the holes for insertion were not drilled.

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