Bocca della Verità

Bocca della Verità The Mouth of Truth is a marble mask in Rome, Italy, which stands against the left wall of the portico of the Santa Maria in the Cosmedin church, at the Piazza della Bocca della Verità, the site of the ancient Forum Boarium (the ancient cattle market).

It attracts visitors who audaciously stick their hand in the mouth.The massive marble mask weighs about 1300 kg and probably depicts the face of the sea god Oceanus. The eyes, nostrils and mouth are open. Historians aren't quite certain what the original purpose of the disc was. It was possibly used as a drain cover in the nearby Temple of Hercules Victor, which had an oculus—a round open space in

It attracts visitors who audaciously stick their hand in the mouth.The massive marble mask weighs about 1300 kg and probably depicts the face of the sea god Oceanus. The eyes, nostrils and mouth are open. Historians aren't quite certain what the original purpose of the disc was. It was possibly used as a drain cover in the nearby Temple of Hercules Victor, which had an oculus—a round open space in

Normali funzionamento

Indirizzo

Rome
00186

Notifiche

Lasciando la tua email puoi essere il primo a sapere quando Bocca della Verità pubblica notizie e promozioni. Il tuo indirizzo email non verrà utilizzato per nessun altro scopo e potrai annullare l'iscrizione in qualsiasi momento.

Contatta Il Museo

Invia un messaggio a Bocca della Verità:

Musei nelle vicinanze


Altro Rome musei

Vedi Tutte