Ancient Rome thrown into the limekiln

the Eternal City used as construction material

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17th century Rome, life amongst the ruins. The slow dismantlement of the ancient city, used as construction material.
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A large lime kiln, 17th Rome. There was so much burning ancient buildings into lime that a district of Rome was even called ‘Lime Pit’.

Roman genius undone

Art Historian author of a book about the destruction of cultural heritage by intolerance and greed, Lost Treasures https://lost-treasures-intolerance-greed.com/

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