[Arch of Septimius Severus]

Unknownabout 1850–1860

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Ruins of a triumphal arch with a Latin inscription carved along the top. The arch has one main archway with two smaller arches on either side. The arches are separated by pilasters. The arch is adorned with relief sculptures. A town is visible through the main archway.


  • Title: [Arch of Septimius Severus]
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1850–1860
  • Location Created: Rome, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 21.4 × 27.9 cm (8 7/16 × 11 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Salted paper print from a paper negative
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XP.726.67
  • Culture: Italian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker, Italian
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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