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Departure from Ancona. Trajan's column, Rome, AD 113. Trajan's fleet leaves from Ancona at night. The emperor stands in a ship and addresses his troops; a lantern hangs at his right. High waves and dolphins represent the open sea, while buildings, columns and arches set the scene in the harbour city.

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Departure from Ancona.  Trajan's column, Rome, AD 113.  Trajan's fleet leaves from Ancona at night.  The emperor stands in a ship and addresses his troops; a lantern hangs at his right.  High waves and dolphins represent the open sea, while buildings, columns and arches set the scene in the harbour city.