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Source Image: PR205_1_07_09 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A slightly round-headed chisel is used to mark out the individual strands of this figure's hair.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Scraper
Description
The background here has been smoothed with the scraper.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks can be seen on the clothing, neck, and face of the figure.

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