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The Temple of Minerva Medica, Rome
Date: 1927
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: plate: 8 7/8 × 13 3/8 in. (22.5 × 34 cm) sheet: 12 3/16 × 18 1/16 in. (31 × 45.9 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Charles Lee Reese, 1940
Object Number: 1940-11.348
About: The ruin pictured here is a fourth-century nymphaeum that was erroneously identified as the Temple of Minerva Medica mentioned by Cicero and other ancient writers. The misidentification dates to the 17th century and lasted for hundreds of years.
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