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Source Image: PR205_1_05_15 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian and a tree.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes can be seen in the groove where the branch splits from the trunk of this tree.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Scraper
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The scraper is used to smooth the background.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Marks of the roundel can be seen on the branches and trunk of this tree.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The hair of the Dacian has also been worked with the flat chisel.

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