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Arch of Germanicus

Arch of Germanicus

General Information

Structural Type: Arch
Function / usage: Triumphal / monumental arch
Other name(s): Arc de Germanicus
Completed in: 20 A.D.

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Saintes, Charente-Maritime (17), Poitou-Charente, France, Europe
Address: Place Bassompierre
Was supported by Saintes Roman Bridge
Coordinates: 45° 44' 45.00" N    0° 37' 44.00" W

Technical Information

Materials

arches stone

Chronology

1845
- 1852

Arch and bridge are demolished. The arch is reconstructed on a square.

Notes

The arch was originally the entrance gate to the bridge over the Charente built in Roman times. It is not a triumphal arch, but rather an homage to Tiberius, Germanicus and Drusus.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0002094
Created: 12/10/2001
Last Updated: 29/07/2014