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Source Image: PR205_1_05_12 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Heads of Roman women.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A joint between drums passes right through the middle of these women's heads which suggests that they were carved in place.

Notes

Also noticeable here is the way in which the border responds to the placing of these figures, pushing down as close as possible on top of them.

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