Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Pisa
Pisa (prov.)

Toscana

Piazzo del Duomo

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)
Medieval artist
1936 (copy)

Pisa /  Lupa Capitolina   Pisa /  Lupa Capitolina

Description

Copy of the Capitoline Wolf.

Inscription(s)

roma madre
a pisa
colonia givlia
fedelissima

regnando
vitt. emanvele iii

nel clvi giorno del
barbarico assedio
all'italia

Pisa - Lupa Capitolina

Sculptor

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Location (N 43°43'24" - E 10°23'49")

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