Column of Marcus Aurelius

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by Fletcher, Banister
published on 21 January 2014

An illustration of the exterior and interior of the Column of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina in Piazza Colonna, Rome. The column was erected in c. 180 CE and depicts in relief sculpture the emperor's campaigns across the Danube between 172 and 175 CE. The column and capital together measure 29.6 metres or 100 Roman feet in height.



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