Sunday, July 2, 2017

Figure 04

Capitoline Museum, Rome Photo by Matthias Kabel, PD
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 161–180) and members of the Imperial family offer sacrifice in gratitude for success against Germanic tribes. In the backgrounds stands the Temple of Jupiter on the Capitolium (this is the only extant portrayal of this Roman temple). Bas-relief from the Arch of Marcus Aurelius, Rome.

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