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Source Image: PR205_1_04_06 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Leg of a Roman auxiliary.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
BodyClothingRoman Soldier  
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
The folds in the cloak hanging down to the right of the leg have been carefully detailed with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks can be seen on the skin of the leg and the trousers.

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