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. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Medieval RoomInv. No. MC 1066.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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History of Ancient Rome