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Source Image: PR205_08_14 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of the standards of the soldiers of Legio I Minervia.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
Roman SoldierSpiral BorderBlock DivisionMilitary Standard  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The fact that the standards pass across the joint between blocks without interruption indicates that they were carved in place.

Notes

The military standards from the scene cross through the spiral border and the shield from the scene above even cuts into the standards.

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