Two important pieces of Roman sculpture, stolen in the 1980s and belonging to the city of Rome, have been recovered and put on display again after cleaning and restoration. One is a headless male figure in toga, dating to the second century AD, stolen from the Colle Oppio and intercepted in an antique shop in Barcelona in 2002, which can now be seen in the new part of the Musei Capitolini, not far from Marcus Aurelius. The other is a head of Dionysus, also from the second century, stolen from Villa Torlonia, which was put up for auction at Christies in New York in 2002, before being blocked by the carabinieri of the Comando Tutela patrimonio culturale. This head will be on display at the Casino Nobile of the Villa Torlonia when it will be officially opened to the public as a museum on 22 December 2006.
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MONTEVERDE VECCHIO - Via Cleonia - Just steps away from Villa Pamphili, Rome's biggest park, we have a delightful 1st floor apartment renting. It has a foyer, living room with balc...
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MONTEVERDE VECCHIO - Via Ottavilla - We have an ecceptionally bright apartmenton the 3° floor of an elegant building in Monteverde Vecchio!! It is just steps away from Rome's larg...