Rome - Marc Haegeman Photography

Forgotten tombs in S. Maria in Aracoeli

The floor of this Roman church near Capitol Hill is covered with medieval tomb slabs. Many of them worn by the hands of time, and the feet of many pilgrims and tourists. Their flattened effigies appear briefly resurrected by the light from the coloured windows

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