The Arch of Titus commemorates the capture of Jerusalem by Titus in 70-71 A.D. The figures project out from the relief and contain a large menorah, symbolizing the Roman victory.
|The Arch of Titus with the Coliseum - CC-BY SA 3.0|
|The Arch of Titus - CC-BY SA 3.0|
|Detail of the spoils of the temple of Jerusalem - Credit: A. Hunter Wright - CC-BY SA 3.0|
|Detail of the Arch of Titus - CC-BY SA 3.0|
Information for this post has been drawn from the fourth edition of Art Across Time (public library) by Laurie Schneider Adams.