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Source Image: PR205_1_14_06 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian's head and a tree.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The texture on the leaves is achieved with a roundel working down each leaf.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill is also used at the end of each leaf to slightly undercut them.

Notes

Though some toolmarks are visible on the leaves at the top of this image the rest of the surface is far too damaged to allow much comment.

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