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The Mouth of Truth -Starting from the Middle Ages, it was believed that if one told a lie with one's hand in the mouth of the sculpture, it would be bitten off. The Mouth of Truth is located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth -Starting from the Middle Ages, it was believed that if one told a lie with one's hand in the mouth of the sculpture, it would be bitten off. The Mouth of Truth is located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome

Moses Statue by Michelangelo, Rome, Italy.  Located in St. Peters in Chains church. Michelangelo always thought he was liberating a figure from the marble block that was already in it. He certainly did a fabulous job with Moses.

Moses Statue by Michelangelo, Rome, Italy. Located in St. Peters in Chains church. Michelangelo always thought he was liberating a figure from the marble block that was already in it. He certainly did a fabulous job with Moses.

The Palazzo Colonna is a palatial block of buildings in central Rome, Italy, at the base of the Quirinal Hill, and adjacent to the church of Santi Apostoli. It is built in part over ruins of an old Roman Serapeum, and has belonged to the prestigious Colonna family for over twenty generations.

One of the highlights of the Italian Baroque. The palazzo and the galleria Colonna belong to the Colonna family, one of the oldest noble families in Rome.