Arch of Titus

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Dating to the first century, countless triumphal arches have since been modeled on this early design.

The Arch of Titus is near the Forum, and was built of marble by the frugal Emperor Domitian. The monument celebrates his brother Titus's capture of Jerusalem and the subsequent conquering of the Jewish people.

There is even a portrait of the destruction of the temple and the pillage of a giant menorah along its base.