Ara Pacis Augustae: Visual Documentation

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 12 April 2012
The Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Peace), also called the "Ara Pacis," is a famous Roman monument housed in the Museo dell'Ara Pacis, in Rome, Italy. Built between 13-9 BCE, it is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful of all Roman monuments. Here, you can view high-resolution beautiful images and access 3-D models of what the Ara Pacis looked like during Rome's apogee.

The website, created by professors of Reed College in the United States, is a great resource and is available in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean. Take your pick and enjoy!
Posted by James Blake Wiener on April 12, 2012, 19:22.


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