Bronze plaque, Italy, 1655-1667

Made:
1655-1667 in Italy
author:
Alexander VII

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Bronze plaque set up to celebrate the extinction of the plague in Rome, by Pope Alexander VII, Italian, 1655-1667

This plaque was commissioned by Pope Alexander VII (1599-1655) to celebrate the disappearance of plague from Rome. Cast in bronze, the inscription is written in Latin.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A629407
type:
plaque
taxonomy: