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Source Image: PR205_14_16 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Roman soldier.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The channelling tool was used to add extra detail to the hand and to delineate individual digits.

Notes

Care was taken to define the thumb nail of the soldier even though it was a detail that never would have been visible on the ground.

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