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Uploaded 10-Nov-14
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Nero's huge red porphry bowl in the middle of the room

The huge bowl is estimated to be from second century Egypt, given to Pope Julius III (1550-55) by Ascanio Colonna. Sala Rotonda: shaped like a miniature Pantheon, the room has impressive ancient mosaics on the floors, and ancient statues lining the perimeter.
2014-09-12 10:22:15 AM
Vatican Museum
Vatican City,, Vatican City
Canon EOS 6D, f/4 @ 24 mm, 1/30, ISO 1600, No Flash

Nero's huge red porphry bowl in the middle of the room