Arch of Trajan (or Porta Aurea), Benevento

RIBApix ref no RIBA6673
Architect/DesignerApollodorus of Damascus (fl. 100-112)
Artist/PhotographerPiranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
CountryItaly
CityBenevento
Subject Date0114
Image Date1778
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSB101/1(135)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 135 NOTES: This arch was erected in honour of Trajan across the Via Appia in 114 by Apollodorus of Damascus, Trajan's chief architect.

Subject tags

triumphal arches