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Source Image: PR205_07_20 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a boat.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The roundel was used to create texture in the areas which are supposed to be water.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat chisel is used in a variety of ways from incising the lines of planks and the struts of the bridge to incising the lines of the rope in in both low and sunk relief.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The rasp is used to provide texture to the planks of the ship.

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