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Source Image: PR205_1_05_03 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of the foot of a Roman soldier and a section of drapery.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks are visible on the legs and feet in this detail.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool or narrow flat chisel has been used to delineate the central leg against the flat background.

Notes

The fact that several of the drums of the Column have shifted slightly since they were first erected can be seen in this detail. A slight change in level and alignment can be noted across the joint.

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