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Scene 37
This webpage reproduces a section of
A Description of the Trajan Column
by John Hungerford Pollen

printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode,
printers to Queen Victoria
London, 1874

Text and engravings are in the public domain.

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Scene 39

Scenes of the spiral band running up the shaft

 p138  XXXVIII. Reception of another ambassador

Trajan attended by his two lieutenants receives two men on embassy. They are cloaked and dressed in the usual Dacian trowsers (not as the personage last received by the emperor.) They appear by the action of the hands to remonstrate against the severity of conditions offered them. The emperor holds his cloak in the left hand, and seems by the action of the right to insist on his terms. Meanwhile a walled enclosure is being prepared.

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