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Source Image: PR205_1_11_02 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Mourning Dacians preparing to take poison within a fortified settlement.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The details of the wall at the bottom of the scene are carved without interruption across the joint between blocks indicating that were done only once the blocks had been erected.

Notes

Here the border line clearly responds to the positioning of the figures beneath it, showing that it was carved after they were.

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