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Source Image: PR205_1_01_06 of Plate XXX / Scene XXXIX of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a legionary.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Part
Plate XXX / Scene XXXIX 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
Roman SoldierBlock Division  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
This is another example of fine detail crossing the division between column drums with ease, indicating completion of carving in place. The fineness of the joint between these large blocks can also be appreciated in this detail.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Marks of the rasp are visible on the armour and tunic of this soldier.

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