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Arch of Septimus Severus, detail
Arch of Septimus Severus, detail
Other Title(s)Arch of Septimus Severus, detail
TitleArch of Septimus Severus, detail
Record Typework
Type of WorkArchitecture; Ancient Architecture; Classical Architecture; Arches; Triumphal Arches
Measurements20.88m high, 23.27m wide, 11.2m deep; Attic is 5.6m high with 4 rooms
Materialbrick; travertine; marble
Techniquerelief carved stone
Date203 CE
LocationItaly; Rome: Forum Romanum (Across the Via Sacra, between the Rostra and the Curia)
StyleRoman; Ancient Roman; Classical
Period3rd c
CultureRoman
SubjectEmperor Septimius Severus and sons
Description/NotesBuilt to celebrate the victories of Septimius Severus and his sons Caracalla and Geta in the wars against the Parthians and the Osroeni in 195 CE and 197 CE. See: http://sights.seindal.dk/sight/161_Arch_of_Septimius_Severus.html
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
ViewDetail: single figure from base
UNR Accession #06-MCG-0061-IT

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