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Source Image: PR208_01_10 of Frieze of Column of Marcus Aurelius

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Description

Roman soldiers.

Monument
Column of Marcus Aurelius 
Monument Part
Frieze 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
ad 180 - ad 192 
Keywords
Roman SoldierAdlocutioHorse  
Collections
Column of Marcus Aurelius, Rome  

Location

Original Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The chainmail has been decorated with drill holes.

Notes

Compared to the Column of Trajan not as much effort is put into decorating the arms and armour of individual soldiers. The characters in this image, for instance, are left with blank shields.

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