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Source Image: PR205_1_10_04 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of Roman legionaries.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
The rasp is used on the armour to smooth it.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
Drill holes can be seen at the end of channels in the clothing of these figures.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A channelling tool is used following the drill to carve the deep creases in the drapery.

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