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Source Image: PR205_1_05_02 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman soldiers passing through a port city.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A joint between blocks passes through the middle of this scene and the carving crosses it without interruption, showing that it was carved in place.

Notes

This image also shows again how different the scales of the figures and of the architectural details on the Column are.

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