Globe from atop the Vatican Obelisk, thought in Medieval times to contain Julius Caesar’s ashes
Gilded bronze. First half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 1066.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Medieval Room Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Globe from atop the Vatican Obelisk, thought in Medieval times to contain Julius Caesar’s ashes.

Gilded bronze. First half of the 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 1066.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Medieval Room
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Sala del Medioevo)

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Keywords: gilded bronze Globe from atop the Vatican Obelisk Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii ashes of Gaius Julius Caesar Caius Iulius Caesar Gaio Giulio Cesare Inv No MC 1066 MC1066
History of Ancient Rome