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Source Image: PR205_1_07_16 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Portrait of Trajan.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The rough background above Trajan's emperor has been smoothed with the flat chisel.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The front locks of the emperors hair and the creases on his brow have been carefully detailed with the flat chisel.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The rasp is used to smooth the surface on the emperor's clothing.

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