Triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus

in Urban Exploration2 years ago


Triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus

The height of the arch is 20.9 m, the width is 23.3 m, and the depth is 11.2 m. It is built of brick and travertine and lined with marble slabs. The height of the attic is 5.6 m, there are 4 rooms in it, to which a staircase leads. The central span of the arch is 12 m high and 7 m wide, the side spans are 7.8 m high and 3 m wide; in front of them from the side of the Forum are several steps. All three spans are connected by walkways.
In ancient times, there was a quadriga with statues of Septimius Severus, Caracalla and Geta on the arch. It was in this form that she was depicted on Roman coins. The quadriga has not survived to this day.

Location: Roman Forum in Rome

Триумфальная арка Септимия Севера:
Высота арки составляет 20,9 м, ширина 23,3 м, глубина — 11,2 м. Она построена из кирпича и травертина, облицована мраморными плитами. Высота аттика — 5,6 м, в нём расположено 4 комнаты, в которые ведёт лестница. Центральный пролёт арки имеет высоту 12 м и ширину 7 м, боковые — высоту 7,8 м и ширину 3 м; перед ними со стороны Форума находятся несколько ступеней. Все три пролёта соединены проходами. В древности на арке находилась квадрига со статуями Септимия Севера, Каракаллы и Геты. Именно в таком виде она изображалась на римских монетах. До наших дней квадрига не сохранилась.

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