Porta Maggiore

Exterior: View from NE (main view of the arch to the immediate NE of the Porta Maggiore)

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10 BCE-54 CE

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Title Variant: 

Porta Praenestina

Main Work: 

Aqua Claudia / Anio Novus

Date: 

52 CE

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Latitude: 41.891607000000
Longitude: 12.515305000000

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Built in 52 CE by Claudius, as the support for two aqueducts Aqua Claudia and Anio Novus. Later it was incorporated into the Aurelian Wall by emperor Aurelian in 271 CE. Also marks the intersection between two ancient roads: Via Praenistina and Via Labicana.Also shown is the Tomb of Eurysaces (Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces) from late 1st c. BCE.

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Porta Maggiore (Rome, Italy)

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Gates--Italy--Rome

Subject 3: 

Wall of Aurelian (Rome, Italy)

Subject 4: 

Aqueducts--Italy--Rome

Subject 5: 

Eurysaces, Marcus Vergilius --Tomb

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Image Source: 

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

Image Date: 

12-Mar