Domus Flavia
Image View Description:

Exterior: View from NW onto so-called “hippodrome” garden

Location:
Rome (Italy)
Title Variant:
Hippodrome Garden
Work Type:
architecture
Culture:
Ancient Roman
Creator:
Domitian, Emperor of Rome
Creator Nationality:
Ancient Roman
Creator Dates:
51-96 CE
Creator Role:
emperor
Creator 2:
Rabirius
Creator 2 Nationality:
Ancient Roman
Creator 2 Dates:
active ca. 80-95 CE
Creator 2 Role:
architect
Measurements:
160m x 50m
Photographer:
Gina Ciancone
Notes:

Too small to be an actual hippodrome. More likely a sunken hippodrome shaped garden, or foot race stadion.

Image Source:
Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University
Record ID:
1213_rome2012_palatine_vr_029