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Source Image: PR205_1_07_20 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
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The deep channels in the emperor's cloak have been carved using a very narrow flat chisel or a channelling tool.

Notes

This surface of the stone is extremely worn in this section which limits the identification of toolmarks.

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