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Arch of Septimius Severus Details

This frieze on the lower part of the Arch of Septimius Severus depicts the spoils of his wars against the Parthians that were brought back for the triumphal procession. Most notably, barbarians are featured, identifiable by their Phrygian caps and long curly hair and beards. They are shown in submissive poses with heads bowed and arms crossed…

Arch of Titus Frieze Detail

This image depicts a frieze from the Arch of Titus, which was built by Domitian shortly after Titus's death in 81 AD to commemorate and deify Titus. This frieze detail shows Titus's triumphal procession following his successful sacking of Jerusalem during the Jewish War, and thus shows the display of riches, plunder, and foreign prisoners during…

Barbarians from the Arch of Septimius Severus

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…