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Source Image: PR205_1_06_10 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a boat.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat details of the boat - especially the rudder and anchor - have been worked with the flat chisel.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The waves in the water are worked with the flat chisel.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The rocky promontory to the right has been given a rough texture using the roundel.

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