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Source Image: PR205_07_12 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Soldiers on horseback in battle.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat chisel was used to form the texture of the armour.

Notes

The allied troops are wearing a different type of armour from other soldiers in the frieze.

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