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Source Image: PR205_1_16_20 of Column of Trajan

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Description

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
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
At the top of this image the flat surface is flattened roughly with the tooth chisel.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Running across the bottom of the tooth chiselling a margin of flat chisel work can be seen where this surface steps upwards.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Further flat chiselling can be seen on the surface at the bottom of this image.

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