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Source Image: PR205_1_16_15 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Close-up of the division between blocks at the base of the Column of Trajan.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Where the two blocks meet an incised line can be seen which was presumably carved to help guide the masons responsible for fitting these drums together.

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