South Side, Ara Pacis

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Mark Cartwright
by Steven Zucker
published on 13 October 2013
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The Ara Pacis Augustae or Altar of the Augustan Peace in Rome (south entrance). Built to celebrate the return of Augustus to Rome in 13 BCE following campaigns in Spain and Gaul, it is a masterpiece of Roman sculpture and, in particular, portraiture. Officials and the Imperial family are depicted in an animated procession in the relief panels on the exterior of the altar. (Museo dell'Ara Pacis, Rome)

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Zucker, S. (2013, October 13). South Side, Ara Pacis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2110/south-side-ara-pacis/

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Zucker, Steven. "South Side, Ara Pacis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2110/south-side-ara-pacis/.

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Zucker, Steven. "South Side, Ara Pacis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2013. Web. 03 Dec 2021.

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