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Source Image: PR205_1_08_08 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Roman legionary.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Faint rasp marks can be seen on those areas of the armour and clothing of this soldier where the stone has not been damaged.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Scraper
Description
Scraper marks can be seen on the surface at the top of the scene.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Areas of the background have been smoothed using the flat chisel.

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