Life-size wooden model representing the cross section of the San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane Church in Rome. Mario Botta Architetti [833×1000]

Life-size wooden model representing the cross section of the San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane Church in Rome. Mario Botta Architetti [833×1000]

Ancient Roman votive terracotta torso dissected to show the internal organs, c. 200 BCE-200 CE. Excavated near Rome, Italy, during the late 1800s. [2832×4256]

Ancient Roman votive terracotta torso dissected to show the internal organs, c. 200 BCE-200 CE. Excavated near Rome, Italy, during the late 1800s. [2832×4256]

Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

Apollo statue with the head of Trajan, located in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. Interestingly, probably a restorer, he connected Trajan’s head to “the body” by mistake. [700×1131]

Apollo statue with the head of Trajan, located in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. Interestingly, probably a restorer, he connected Trajan’s head to “the body” by mistake. [700×1131]