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VISITING THE PYRAMIDS… OF ROME?

Let’s play a game of word association. We say ‘Gondola’, you would likely say ‘Venice’ . We say ‘Michelangelo’, you may come up with ‘Florence’, ‘David’ or perhaps ‘Sistine Chapel’. But how about ‘Pyramids’? Not many of us would call out ‘Rome’. And yet, Rome was actually the site of two pyramids built as tombs somewhere between 18 and 12 BC. The Pyramid of Cestius (Piramide Cestia or Piramide di Caio Cestio) was built well out of …

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