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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
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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
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 coloring
Extent: Plate mark 19 x 28 cm
Description
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.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 041945e0-c5c0-012f-6293-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomb of Augustus ; Tomb of Septimius Severus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f39-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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