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Source Image: PR205_07_09 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Head of a horse.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
Horse  
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 is used to delineate the horse from the background.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The roundel is used to create a textured background representing the mountains.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The rasp has been used on the flesh of the horse as a finishing technique.

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