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Source Image: PR205_1_08_06 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A Roman cavalryman and a window.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
A joint between drums passes along the bottom of this scene. Since the fragile legs of the horse cross this joint between blocks with disruption it must have been carved after the drums were put in place.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Shallow drill holes can be seen around the face of the soldier in the centre of this image and in the horse's mane.

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