Temple of Vesta, the Forum, Rome: the restored remains of the temple

RIBApix ref no RIBA30922
Artist/PhotographerBissell, Gerhard
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date0210
Image Date2007
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceMG 4223
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Gerhard Bissell / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Temple of Vesta, which had been rebuilt several times before its final incarnation in 210, was completely demolished in 1549 and its marble re-used in churches and papal palaces. But the section standing today was reconstructed in the 1930s.

Subject tags

round buildings, ruins, columns, temples