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Source Image: PR205_1_01_01 of Plate XXXII / Scene XLI of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of the head of a Dacian fleeing.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Part
Plate XXXII / Scene XLI 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianHeadTree  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Flat chisel marks can be seen on the surfaces of the leaves.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are used along the edge of the leaves to give them definition and rippled edges.

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