Domus Aurea (oriental style decoration)

Domus Aurea (oriental style decoration)


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Domus Aurea (oriental style decoration)

The Domus Aurea or golden house is one of Nero ‘s most extravagant projects.After two – thirds of Rome were decimated by the great fire in 64, Nero used this land as a site for his new palace.It was not so much a palace as a series of buildings scattered over a landscaped countryside including an artificial lake.It was extravagantly crafted, boasting rooms and hallways decorated almost entirely in gold.Severus and Celer, the architects in charge of the project, utilized a revolutionary movement in architecture that emphasized arches and interior spaces.

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