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Source Image: PR205_1_12_11 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman legionaries building.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A clear block line runs through the middle of this season and again goes through the head of a figure. Had these scenes been carved before the drums were erected it would have been imperative to avoid having important details - like heads - crossing the edge of blocks.

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