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Arch of Septimius Severus

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Title

Arch of Septimius Severus

Description

Marble victory arch officially celebrating Septimius Severus' victory over the Parthians, but constructed following a civil war. Depicts a triumphal procession featuring barbarian captives. Geta was chiseled out of the frieze after his murder by Caracalla. Stands in the Roman Forum.

Creator

Commissioned by the Senate for Septimius Severus, Caracalla, and Geta.

Source

Wikimedia Commons. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/RomeForumRomanumArchofSeptimiusSeverus01.jpg.

Date

203 AD.

Contributor

Rachel Singer

Rights

Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Image owned by Wikimedia Commons user Alexander Z.

Format

Marble

Type

Triumphal Arch

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