Monumental Arch, Glanum

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 01 September 2016

The triumphal arch at Glanum, southern France. The monument was built in the early 1st century CE, perhaps to commemorate the city's new status as a Roman colony. The top third is now missing but figures remain which depict enslaved Gauls.


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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