Roman Art & Architecture. Ara Pacis ‘Altar of Augustan Peace’ 13-9 B.C. Introduction. It is built in the Field of Mars/Campus Martius The Altar of Peace Altar/Relief Sculpture It is made all of marble from Italy
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‘Altar of Augustan Peace’
Altar raised and faces due east.
The outer wall is called the precinct.
- Mother Earth
There are two women either side of Tellus. THese are representations of nature – air and wind shown by the billowing of the cloaks/ Fresh and salt water. THe natural elements of the earth. The left lady is sitting on a swan which is the symbol of Apollo.