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Source Image: PR205_1_08_07 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of Roman soldiers and a vehicle.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
HeadRoman SoldierWaggon  
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
A channelling tool is used to delineate the key features of the design where they meet the background. A deep channel is especially noticeable along the front of the face of the figure in the foreground.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The rasp is used on several places on the armour of the soldiers.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The background, where it is visible, is smoothed with the flat chisel.

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