Consul Junius Bassus

Server Costs Fundraiser 2021

Please help us pay for the servers and web services required to operate our non-profit organization's website. Any donation helps, no matter how small: If every visitor were to give only $1 we would be fully funded within a day.

Donate Now

Illustration

Carole Raddato
by
published on 09 June 2015
Send to Google Classroom:

Opus sectile panel (made of precisely cut polished varicolored marble) from the Basilica of Junius Bassus which stood on the Esquiline Hill in Rome. The panel, dating from the 4th century CE, represents the processus consularis (a procession for the appointment of a consul) of Junius Bassus on a biga (two-horse chariot) followed by four horsemen representing the factions of the circus. (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, June 09). Consul Junius Bassus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3918/consul-junius-bassus/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Consul Junius Bassus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 09, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3918/consul-junius-bassus/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Consul Junius Bassus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Jun 2015. Web. 31 Jul 2021.