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Source Image: PR205_1_09_13 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman soldiers and trees.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The carving of the trees across the joint between blocks without interruption suggests that this work was done in place and not before the drums were erected.

Notes

Less effort has been put into these trees than some of those found on the Column.

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