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Source Image: PR205_1_02_19 of Plate XL / Scene LVI of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of basket.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Part
Plate XL / Scene LVI 
Monument Type
Relief 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
BodyRoman SoldierBasket  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The intricate texture of the basket is carved using the flat chisel.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The marks of the rasp can be seen on the smooth leg of the soldier to the left.

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