27 BCE-96 CE Early Empire Art

Portrait of Augustus as general, from Primaporta, Italy, early-first-century CE copy of a bronze original of ca. 20 BCE.  Marble, 6′ 8″ high.  Musei Vaticani, Rome.

Pont-du-Gard, Nîmes, France, ca. 16 BCE.

Aerial view (top) and detail of the facade of the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater), Rome, Italy, ca. 70-80 CE.

West facade of the Arch of Titus, Rome, Italy, after 81 CE.

Spoils of Jerusalem, relief panel in the passageway of the Arch of Titus, Rome, Italy, after 81 CE.  Marble, 7′ 10″ high.

Triumph of Titus, relief panel in the passageway of the Arch of Titus, Rome, Italy, after 81 CE.  Marble, 7′ 10″ high.

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