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Source Image: PR205_06_19 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians in their death throes.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
BarbarianDacianSpiral BorderBlock Division  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Description
The fluidity of the carving across the block join suggests that the carving was undertaken in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool was used to further delineate the figures from the background.

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