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Source Image: PR205_1_04_02 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian's cloak.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Flat chisel marks are visible on the right.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Evidence of rasping to finish the drapery is still visible in the fold.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The deep folds in the cloak are given depth with a channelling tool. Several details in the background are also worked with this tool.

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