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Source Image: PR205_1_11_03 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Dacians taking poison within a fortified settlement.

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

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
The delicate details at the bottom of this scene cross the joint between blocks without interruption. This would have been very difficult to achieve unless the carving was done in place.

Notes

This is one section of the column on which the spiral is at its narrowest.

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