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Photo of the Day: Pinecones in Italy

Two pinecone sculptures in Italy: one outside the Vatican, one in the form of a water fountain near the Capitoline Museums.

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When in Rome... a visit to the Centrale Montemartini

During a recent trip to Rome, I paid a long overdue visit to the Centrale Montemartini, an annexe of the Capitoline Museums located on the Via Ostiense just beyond Porta San Paolo. 1,533 more words

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Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Statue of a satyr in red marble

This month’s sculpture from Hadrian’s Villa is a red-marble statue of a satyr, the so-called “Fauno rosso” (red faun).

The Fauno rosso depicts a satyr, follower of Dionysus, the god of wine. 506 more words

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