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Source Image: PR208_01_24 of Frieze of Column of Marcus Aurelius

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Description

Roman soliders and barbarian women.

Monument
Column of Marcus Aurelius 
Monument Part
Frieze 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
ad 180 - ad 192 
Keywords
BarbarianCivilianRoman SoldierLandscape  
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 marks of a drill can be seen at the end of the curved channels cut into the section of landscape in the centre of this image.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool was used in conjunction with the drill to create the texture on the landscape at the centre of this image, and probably also in the deep recesses between the figures on the left.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A deep channel is visible running down the left side of the soldier in the centre of this image which appears to have been carved using some form of channelling tool.

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