Altar of Saturn, Rome, Italy



An archaic altar dedicated to the god Saturn. It was constructed in the sixth century BCE and continued to be used until the Roman Empire collapsed, It is located in front of the Temple of Saturn in the Roman Forum. Its remains were uncovered by Rodolfo Lanciani in 1902.


Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Ara Saturni)

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Altars

  • Monuments

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 6th century BCE

Place of Creation
  • Rome, Lazio, Italy

  • +41.89193+12.51133

  • Rome

Departments and Units
Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
Content License
Use Permissions
  • To view the physical lantern slide, please contact the Architecture Library.


Collections Featuring this Image
Architectural Lantern Slides of Italy


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