The Temple of Saturn is the magnificent arch at the Forum in Rome.

Temple of Saturn, Forum, Rome

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  • Original hand pulled screen print
  • 8 colours
  • 40 x 30 cm
  • Heritage White 315 gsm paper
  • Edition of 50

The Temple of Saturn is the magnificent arch at the Forum in Rome; it was a sacred ancient temple dedicated to Saturn, the god of plenty, often depicted with a scythe and associated with the harvest. It was originally built sometime between 501 BC and 497 BC and reconstructed in the fourth century BC and mostly destroyed in the mid-fifteenth century, all that remains of the Temple of Saturn are six of its Ionic granite columns crowned with a frieze thought to date to about 30 BC. The Temple of Saturn was also closely linked with the celebration of Saturnalia, during which slaves and masters would dine together.


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