Last minute Otricoli: the Head of Jupiter
It's a splendid head in marble tall almost
60 centimetres, recovered during the 1782 excavations. It probably belonged to
a statue of great dimensions representing the divinity, copy of an original
Greek realised in republican age. The Head of Jupiter is now preserved
at the Vatican Museums. It's possible to admire its tread in the first
floor of the Palazzo del Comune, where is set an Antiquarium rich
in finds of pre-Roman and Roman epoch, among which the statues of Giunone,
Venus and August.
The acropolis umbra of Otricoli
At the border with the Lazio
along the left shore of the Tiber
, narrow and castled on a hill rises Otricoli
an ancient installation lived by the ...
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