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Source Image: PR205_1_05_09 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Trajan leaving (Ancona?) on a ship.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

No evidence is available for this source.

Notes

Areas of coating on the surface of the stone can be seen in this detail. This is the so-called scialbatura found on many of the marble monuments in Rome and elsewhere. Whether this is a naturally-occurring patina or an artificial coating applied to the surface of the stone is debated.

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