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Source Image: PR205_1_04_05 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians demolishing a fort.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The way in which the main details of this scene cross the joint between drums without disruption shows that this carving must have been carried out in place.

Notes

Both of these figures were designed to have metal weapons inserted into their hands but as so often on the Column these inserts were never attached.

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