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Source Image: PR205_10_08 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Trajan crossing a river in a boat.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The continuous carving and placement of the figure of Trajan across the block join, strongly suggests that the carving was undertaken after the blocks were placed.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool is apparent in the deep folds of the clothing.

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