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Barbarians from the Arch of Septimius Severus

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Located in the Roman Forum on Via dell'Arco di Settimio, the Arch of Septimius Severus is part of the triumphal procession of victorious military commanders. The reliefs on the pedestal of the columns show the triumph of Septimius Severus in the Parthian Wars. The figures are depicted with Phrygian caps and shaggy hair, characteristic of Roman…