Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Reggio nell'Emilia
Reggio nell'Emilia (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Parco del Popolo

Lupa Capitolina

Capitoline Wolf

The mythical she-wolf suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus, from the legend of the founding of Rome. The original wolf, dating from the 11th/12th century, with the twins added in the late 15th century, is in the Musei Capitolini in Rome
(Wikipedia)

1935 (copy)

Reggio nell'Emilia /  Lupa Capitolina   Reggio nell'Emilia /  Lupa Capitolina

Description

Copy of the Capitoline Wolf.

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Location N 44°42'11" E 10°37'55"

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