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Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus.

Image ID: 1624195

Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus. (1810)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus.

Published Date

: 1810

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; plate mark 19 x 28 cm.

Notes

: The seven-story structure identified by the caption as the tomb of Septimius Severus may in fact be the "Septizonium", a building erected by Severus on the Palatine Hill. Severus' body, or his ashes, was interred in Hadrian's Tomb.

Original Source

: From Tableau historique des costumes, des moeurs et des usages des principeaux peuples de l'antiquité et du moyen age. (Metz : Collignon, 1810) Spalart, Robert von, Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Tombs -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures); 7 postcards

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624195

Record ID

: 1762570

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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