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Source Image: PR205_1_13_16 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of Dacian.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianHeadLandscape  
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 flat chisel is used roughly to give texture to the background.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The rocky background is given texture through the combined use of the flat and round-headed chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The rasp is used to smooth the flesh on the neck and cheek.

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