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Source Image: PR205_1_16_18 of Column of Trajan

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Description

The surface of the interior of 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
Two types of point chiselling can be seen here. At the bottom, on the surface which needed to be shaped more carefully, lines of point chisel marks are visible, while on the flat plane at the top a more pocked surface is visible.

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