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Source Image: PR205_1_16_08 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of the head of a legionary building a fort.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The marks of a drill can be seen in the curls of this figure's hair.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Channelling Tool
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
A deep channel, probably achieved using a channelling tool, can be seen around the base of the neck of this figure.

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