Visual Timeline: Roman Sculpture

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10 BCE: Statue of Augustus as Pontifex Maximus sculpted.
 
 
9 BCE: A massive altar the Ara Pacis is completed by Augustus in Rome.
 
100 CE: In Roman marble sculpture the pupil and iris of the eye begins to be sculpted rather than merely painted onto the statue.
 
113 CE: Trajan’s column is constructed in Rome which commemorates the emperor's campaigns in Dacia.
 
130 CE: The idealised colossal marble statue of Antinous is sculpted.
 
 
176 CE: A huge bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback is erected in Rome.
 
180 CE: The Column of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina is erected in Rome. It depicts in relief sculpture the emperors' campaigns across the Danube.
 
190 CE - 192 CE: The bust of Commodus as Hercules is sculpted.
 
 
203 CE: Arch of Septimius Severus built in Rome to commemorate victories over the Parthians.
 
 
315 CE: Arch of Constantine I built in Rome to commemorate victory over Maxentius in 312 CE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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