BIBLE HISTORY DAILY

The Arch of Titus in Color

Digital restoration of the Arch of Titus in Rome

The article “True Colors: Digital Reconstruction Restores Original Brilliance to the Arch of Titus” by Steven Fine, Peter J. Schertz and Donald H. Sanders in the May/June 2017 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review describes digital scanning conducted on the famed Roman triumphal arch. Watch an exclusive video of the authors’ groundbreaking work below.

FREE ebook: Masada: The Dead Sea’s Desert Fortress. Discover what archaeology reveals about the Jewish rebels’ identity, fortifications and arms before their ultimate sacrifice.

* Indicates a required field.

Related reading in Bible History Daily:

Jewish Captives in the Imperial City

Yeshiva University Project Shines a Colorful Digital Light on the Arch of Titus

A Second Triumphal Arch of Titus Discovered


This Bible History Daily feature was originally published on April 12, 2017.

Related Posts

Jesus’ Crucifixion Reflected in Soil Deposition?
Aug 18
Is Jesus’ Crucifixion Reflected in Soil Deposition?

By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

david-and-goliath-johnson
Aug 18
Who Are the Nephilim?

By: Ellen White

Aug 17
Discovering Biblical Bethsaida

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Rahab the Harlot
Aug 16
Rahab the Harlot?

By: Robin Ngo


5 Responses

  1. Lorraine Byrne says:

    What a fantastic article! Especially the enhanced coloring, as it makes the
    overall picture very realistic.
    I just cannot get enough of biblical History, as I this was part of my B.th.
    Thanking you.

    Lorraine Byrne.

  2. Ken Hasekamp says:

    Spectacular! Wow!

  3. David says:

    Based on a drawing and description by Maimonides, many people believe the Temple menorah would have had straight branches, as Chabad chanukias have today. Based on that, they feel the arch doesn’t depict the menorah from the Temple but some other candelabra.

  4. Marcia Fine says:

    What extraordinary work! I have written a novel, PARIS LAMB, where the Arch of Titus is featured. It is enhanced by the use of color! Thank you.
    Marcia Fine

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published.


5 Responses

  1. Lorraine Byrne says:

    What a fantastic article! Especially the enhanced coloring, as it makes the
    overall picture very realistic.
    I just cannot get enough of biblical History, as I this was part of my B.th.
    Thanking you.

    Lorraine Byrne.

  2. Ken Hasekamp says:

    Spectacular! Wow!

  3. David says:

    Based on a drawing and description by Maimonides, many people believe the Temple menorah would have had straight branches, as Chabad chanukias have today. Based on that, they feel the arch doesn’t depict the menorah from the Temple but some other candelabra.

  4. Marcia Fine says:

    What extraordinary work! I have written a novel, PARIS LAMB, where the Arch of Titus is featured. It is enhanced by the use of color! Thank you.
    Marcia Fine

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published.


Send this to a friend