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Source Image: PR205_1_03_17 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a round stone building.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes are used to add texture to the edge of the leaves on the left.

Notes

The trees in this scene are considerably less carefully handled than some of the trees elsewhere on the Column. This would seem to indicate that there was not one carver responsible for all of the trees.

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