France, St. Remy, Antiques

St. Remy, Antiques

The Arc de Triomphe and the Mausolée des Jules, (“Les Antiques”), marked the monumental entry to the town St. Remy. The Mausolée des Jules, raised by the important roman family Julii, is a well preserved monument dating from 30-20 BC. It is formed by a rectangular base with four magnificently sculpted sides, crowned by a double-entry triumphal arch on top. The triumphal arch dates from around 20 AD. Most of its upper part has since disappeared. It was restored in the 18th century when flat stone tiles were used to cover the top of it.