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ROMAN TRIBUTE TO EGYPT: THE PYRAMID OF CESTIUS

By | January 27, 2015

Off the beaten tracks of classical tourist paths stands one of the most ancient and intriguing monuments in Rome: the Pyramid of Cestius. Its shape immediately reminds us of more exotic cultures such as the Ancient Egypt… actually we are not wrong: this particular funerary monument was expressely commissioned by a Roman dignitary (Caius Cestius) […]

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