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Trail: SantaMariaInTrastevere

SantaMariaInTrastevere

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According to these testimonies, the maze, which had a diameter of about 3m and 33cm, was in the side aisle near the sacristy. It was a mosaic composition, consisting of so many small tiles of different colors, with a central porphyry disc. As the picture reproduced, which Durand certainly took from Barbier de Montault's work, the labyrinth had already been seriously damaged, and a miserable restoration had led him to lose the original course. The archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani , in his work " Roma Cristiana e Pagana " (1892), mentions this labyrinth and states that it was "destroyed during the restoration of 1867".
According to these testimonies, the maze, which had a diameter of about 3m and 33cm, was in the side aisle near the sacristy. It was a mosaic composition, consisting of so many small tiles of different colors, with a central porphyry disc. As the picture reproduced, which Durand certainly took from Barbier de Montault's work, the labyrinth had already been seriously damaged, and a miserable restoration had led him to lose the original course. The archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani , in his work " Roma Cristiana e Pagana " (1892), mentions this labyrinth and states that it was "destroyed during the restoration of 1867".