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Source Image: PR205_11_09 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman soldiers constructing a fort.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The block line crosses directly through the Roman soldier, and further on to the right Trajan and his officers, the fluid carving across the join suggests that the carving was undertaken in place.

2. Toolmarks

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

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