Forum Rome: statues of Vestal Virgins in the Atrium of the House of the Vestal Virgins, with the Temple of Castor and Pollux behind

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RIBApix ref no RIBA113635
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/I/342
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The House of the Vestal Virgins dates from the 2nd century AD and the Temple of Castor and Pollux (which originated in 184 BC) is a rebuilding during the reign of Augustus (AD 6).

Subject tags

ruins, columns, archaeological sites, temples, statues