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Source Image: PR205_1_07_13 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of architecture.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The deep channel around the drapery at the bottom must have been initially worked with the drill.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Following drilling a channelling tool was used to carve the deep channel.

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