Arch of Janus

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Creator Dates: 

285-337 CE

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Creator 2 Dates: 

337-361 CE

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Image View Description: 

Exterior: View from South

Date: 

early 4th century CE

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Measurements: 

H.:16m; W.:12m

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Notes: 

In the Forum Boarium, strides the great drain (Cloaca Maxima); not dedicated to Janus, but possibly an ‘arch of the deified Constantine’; only quadrifrons triumphal arch surviving in Rome

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Subject: 

Triumphal arches

Subject 2: 

Quadrifons

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Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University

Image Date: 

12-Mar

Geographic Coordinates: 

41.889475, 12.482749

Record ID: 

1213_rome2012_archofjanus_vr_002