The full title of this work is Ara Pacis Augustae, which means the Altar of Augustan Peace, and the reliefs reveal important information about Roman political aspirations.
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A Handbook of Roman Art
This book features individual chapters devoted to explaining the fine arts in ancient Rome - descriptions of architecture, sculpture, and wall painting are balanced by images. And the decorative arts are also represented, including metalwork, gems, jewelry, pottery, and glass.