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Source Image: PR205_1_05_04 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians approaching a fort.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The carving crosses the joint between blocks with interruption, showing that it was finished in place.

Notes

Several of this Dacians were meant to be holding weapons which ended up never being inserted into their hands. This was clearly a second phase of work. Also visible in this detail is the way in which the disjuncture in scale between figures and background buildings on the Column.

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