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Source Image: PR205_1_04_04 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian cutting wood.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The righthand leg of this Dacian is outlined with the channelling tool.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat chisel is used to give a rough texture to the rocky terrain behind this figure.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of a slightly round-headed chisel can also be seen on the rugged background.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Marks of the rasp are visible on the legs and tunic of this Dacian.

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