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Source Image: PR205_1_02_11 of Plate XXXVII / Scene LI of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of soldiers in trees.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Part
Plate XXXVII / Scene LI 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
Roman SoldierTree  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of the roundel are visible on the surfaces of several leaves.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes can be seen around the edges of several of the leaves in this tree and the drill must also have been used to undercut the branches.

Notes

The very detailed attention paid to trees on the Column of Trajan in general is further demonstrated in this image.

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