Monumental Arch, Glanum

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 01 September 2016

The triumphal arch at Glanum, southern France. The monument was built in the early 1st century CE, perhaps to commemorate the city's new status as a Roman colony. The top third is now missing but figures remain which depict enslaved Gauls.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, September 01). Monumental Arch, Glanum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5578/monumental-arch-glanum/

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