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Source Image: PR205_1_04_17 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Roman auxiliary's leg.

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 cloak hanging down to the right of the leg is worked with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The division between trousers and skin on the leg is marked out with a flat-chiselled cut.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks are very clear on the smooth surface of the trousers, the cloak behind them and the skin on this leg.

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