Image View Description:
Exterior: View from North
Date:
13 BCE
Location:
Rome (Italy)
Work Type:
architecture
Material / Technique:
tufa, concrete, travertine
Culture:
Ancient Roman
Creator:
Augustus, Emperor of Rome
Creator Nationality:
Ancient Roman
Creator Dates:
63 BCE-14 CE
Creator Role:
emperor
Style / Period:
Imperial Roman
Measurements:
D.:111m
Photographer:
Caleb Smith
Notes:

Originally started by Caesar as a rival theater to Pompey’s, but abandoned after his death; Augustus took up the project and named it after his nephew Marcellus. Semicircular theater, with capacity of 12,000.

Image Source:

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

Record ID:
1213_rome2012_tempmarcellus_vr_001