Casa dei Crescenzi
Image View Description:

Exterior: Detail of Frieze and Cherub Ornamentation on Southern Facade

Date:
ca. 1040-1065 CE
Location:
Casa dei Crescenzi
Location 2:
Rome (Italy)
Title Variant:
Casa di Cola di Rienzo
Work Type:
architecture
Material / Technique:
stone
Culture:
Italian
Culture 2:
Ancient Roman
Style/Period:
Medieval
Photographer:
Emily Shaw
Notes:
This tower is the remains of a Medieval fortress built with fragments of Classical buildings and Medieval copies. It was constructed by Nicholas, son of Crescentius and Theodora, per an inscription over the entrance.
Image Source:
Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University
Record ID:
1213_rome2012_casadicrescenzi_img_015