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Source Image: PR205_1_13_20 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman cavalrymen attack a group of Dacians.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Insertion
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Several of these figures have holes drilled into their hands for the insertion of metal weapons.

Notes

Most of these figures look like they should be holding weapons but only a few have holes drilled in their hands for metal inserts. On the right another very detailed tree can be seen.

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