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Source Image: PR205_1_03_13 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A dead Dacian.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianRoman SoldierLandscapeBlock DivisionBattle  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A joint between drums runs across the top of this image and the way that certain details cross this line without interruption suggest that all of this carving was undertaken in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Deep channels have been cut around this figure to mark him out from the background.

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