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Source Image: PR205_1_16_16 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of the surface of the wall inside the Column of Trajan.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
These long lines of point chisel marks are visible on the interior of the base of the Column of Trajan and reveal the rough work done to shape the interior space and staircase.

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