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Source Image: PR210_02_21 of Great Trajanic Frieze Panel D of Arch of Constantine

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Description

Detail of soliders and a Dacian.

Monument
Arch of Constantine 
Monument Part
Great Trajanic Frieze Panel D 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 106 - circa ad 117 
Keywords
DacianHeadRoman SoldierBlock DivisionBattle  
Collections
Arch of Constantine, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A block line can be seen on the right of this scene and the carving crosses it without interruption, again suggesting carving in place. In general on the Great Trajanic Frieze the figures are treated with far more individuality than they are on the Arch of Trajan at Benevento.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are used to indicate rivets on the helmet of the central soldier.

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