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Vatican Museums Artefacts & Antiquities - Pictures & Images Of -





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Pictures of the Vatican Museums, Rome, artefacts & antiquities.

The antiquities of the Vatican museums are collated in different museum collections each of which was collected by different Renaissance Popes. Much of what is left of Ancient Rome was saved due to the fanatical interest the Popes took Roman antiquities. They financed excavations and gave the Colosseum religious sanctuary to stop it being demolished for building materials.

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