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Mosaic in the crypt of the Cathedral

A wonderful piece of art made of stone, its origins going back to ancient Roman Empire, this mosaic depicts many different scenes from mitology, with dancers, animald and geometrical decorations.

Piazza Prampolini

42121 Reggio nell'Emilia

 

"Between Bologna and Piacenza there may not be any mosaic from the fourth century more important than the one discovered in the Cathedral of Reggio Emilia; it is one of the most interesting in the whole northern Italy, due to its dimentions, accuracy and for the technics with wich it has been made."

Luigi Mainati, chief of "Soprintendenza per i beni archeologici in Emilia Romagna" (office for archaeological sites conservation)