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Source Image: PR205_06_10 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Roman soldier holding a Dacian's head with his teeth.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianRoman Soldier  
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 marks of the channelling tool can be seen, in particular in the drapery.

Notes

The relative depth of the relief carving varies over the Column of Trajan, which suggests the methods and techniques of different craftsmen.

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