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Maker(s):Lauro, Giacomo
Culture:Italian (1561-1645)
Title:Ruins of the Palace of Augustus and the Circus Maximus on the Palatine Hill, Plate 141 from the series Antiquae Urbis Splendor [The Wonders of Ancient Rome]
Date Made:1612-1641
Type:Print
Materials:Engraving
Place Made:Europe; Italy
Measurements:Sheet: 11 in x 14 in; 27.9 cm x 35.6 cm; Image: 7 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in; 18.7 cm x 24.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2013.1.12
Credit Line:Gift from the collection of Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Ruins of a vaulted and arched structure across the background with the remnants of a circus (race track) in the foreground, the center of which has been divided into plots. A road runs between the two, on which there are many people and carriages. Caption/key below.

Tags:
ruins; roads; carriages; cities; built environments

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