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Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus.

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Title
Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Tombs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Architecture, Roman
Circular buildings
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Rome
Mausoleum of Augustus (Rome, Italy)
Severus, Lucius Septimius, Emperor of Rome, 146-211 -- Monuments
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Content: 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.
Source note: 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.
Physical Description
Etchings
Hand colored.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; plate mark 19 x 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 041945e0-c5c0-012f-6293-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1810). Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus.