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The large triple arch commemorates the tenth anniversary of the crowning Emperor Septimus Severus and the relief sculptures portray his successful campaigns against the Arabs and Parthians. Constructed in 203, the arch is 75 feet wide, 30 feet deep and 60 feet high. Originally it was topped with a statue of the emperor riding a four horse chariot.

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