Ara Pacis Augustae: Tellus Mater Panel. Mould workshop of National Museum of Berlin, 19th century CE, plaster. Altar of Augustus, 13 - 9 BCE, marble, Rome. Musée L. Louvain-la-neuve, Brussels. This high relief panel depicts Tellus Mater (Mother Earth) and is an allegory of the prosperity during Augustus’s reign (27 BCE-14 CE). The nurturing Earth is portrayed alongside two young women, personifications of Air and Wind. The four elements are represented: air (birds, wind), water (waves), fire (dragon) and earth (grain, cow, ewe).Made with Zephyr3D Lite from 3DFlow.For more updates, please consider to follow me on Twitter at @GeoffreyMarchal. (https://twitter.com/GeoffreyMarchal)
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- Musée L - Musée universitaire de LouvainAccessed 6 Mar 2020.
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Marchal, G. (2020, March 17). Ara Pacis Augustae Panel. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/480/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Ara Pacis Augustae Panel." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/480/.
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