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Source Image: PR205_08_22 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman soldiers marching with artillery wagons.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The unbroken nature of the carving which crosses over the block joint fluidly suggests the carving was started after the block was in place.

2. Toolmarks

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

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