Cottanello. Sarcophagus of Emilio Paolo Orsini

Cottanello. Sarcophagus of Emilio Paolo Orsini

Walking through the historic center of Cottanello near the church of Sant'Andrea you can see a marble sarcophagus finely worked and set in the wall.

The other part of the sarcophagus is in fact right inside the church and the artefact houses the remains of Emilio Paolo, a child of the Orsini family who died prematurely.

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Benedicta Lee

Born in Rome from an Italian mother and American father, she works as a freelance communications manager and designer in the tourism sector, a career and interest which she is pursuing with a...


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