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Source Image: PR205_1_08_04 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a musician.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
Musician  
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: Gentle
Description
Though highly damaged around the edge of the head the marks of the flat chisel can be seen which suggest the background was smoothed with this tool.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Insertion
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The hole in the musician's hands was made for a set of metal pipes to be inserted.

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