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Source Image: PR205_1_09_19 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Roman legionaries building siege works.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The fact that the details of this scene - including lots of the heads - are carved across the joint between drums indicates that this work was done in place.

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