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Source Image: PR205_1_15_11 of Column of Trajan

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Description

A goat.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The hair on the goat was worked with the flat chisel to give it a hairy texture.

1. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Roundel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Several marks are slightly rounded demonstrating that this round-headed chisel was used together with a flat chisel on the hair.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The marks of a drill can be seen along the fringe of hair on the underside of the goat.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The background looks to have been smoothed with the flat chisel

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