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Colosseum; Roman Colosseum; Flavian Amphitheater
Colosseum; Roman Colosseum; Flavian Amphitheater
Other Title(s)Colosseum; Roman Colosseum; Flavian Amphitheater
TitleColosseum; Roman Colosseum; Flavian Amphitheater
Record Typecopy image
Type of WorkArchitecture; Ancient Architecture; Classical Architecture; Theater; Amphitheater
MeasurementsElipse: 188 m x 156 m (615 ft x 510 ft); 48.5 m (158 ft) tall; 6 acres.
MaterialConcrete foundation; travertine piers and arcades; tufa infill between piers for walls on lower 2 levels; brick-faced concrete upper levels and the vaults.
Dateca. 70-80 CE
LocationItaly; Rome
StyleRoman; Ancient Roman; Classical
Period1st c CE
Description/NotesThis side shows evidence of much greater damage to the fabric and architectural decoration of the structure.""".Begun by Vespasian, inaugurated by Titus in 80 A.D. and completed by Domitian.".On marshy land between the Esquiline and Caelian Hills, ".the first permanent amphitheater to be built in Rome." Seating tiers for 50, 000. Exterior has 4 tiers with Ionic & Doric Columns, engaged Corinithian columns and Corinthian pilasters at top. Also spelled Coliseum See:
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
ViewView from southwest, next to Arch of Constantine
UNR Accession #05-MCG-0023-IT

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