Sunday, May 31, 2009

Next in Line

Lining the streets of Pincio Gardens are various busts of remarkable people from Rome’s history including artists, heroes, and a few philosophers. Before coming to Rome I had no idea what a “bust” was. It is a portrait or sculpture of a person showing only the head and shoulders. There are a total of 228 white marble busts in all. Unfortunately, some are falling apart or display some graffiti but most of that can be ignored.

*Added information taken from DK Eyewitness Guide to Rome and

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