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Ricixxx-Fontana delle palle di cannone

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Ricixxx-Fontana delle palle di cannone


Un'altra cache alla scoperta delle curiosità di Roma.

La Fontana delle Palle di Cannone, situata in via di Porta Castello, appena oltre i fornici aperti nel Passetto, è situata sotto un arco in travertino a tutto sesto, al centro del quale è raffigurato lo stemma del Comune di Roma, ed è costituita da un mascherone posto al centro di una piramide costituita da palle di pietra sovrapposte, chiaro riferimento alla vicina fortezza di Castel S.Angelo, che versa l'acqua nella sottostante vaschetta-abbeveratoio per cavalli. La fontana, fu realizzata da Pietro Lombardi nel 1927, è dedicata al rione Borgo e rientra in quella serie di fontane monumentali, create dallo stesso Lombardi, che alludono, nelle loro decorazioni e forme, agli stemmi dei rioni o alle attività che in questi si svolgevano.


An other cache placed to discover the curiosities of the city of Rome

The Fountain of the Cannonballs is located in Via di Porta Castello, just beyond the arches opened under the Passetto, located under a travertine arch, at the center of which is depicted the coat of arms of the City of Rome, it is made ​​up of a mask at the center of a pyramid made ​​up of overlapping stone balls, clear reference to the neighbor of Castel Sant'Angelo fortress, pouring water in the tank below - horse trough. The fountain was made by Pietro Lombardi in 1927 and dedicated to the Borgo district; it's part of a series of monumental fountains, created by the same Lombardi Which allude, In their decorations and shapes, at the Districts or Activities held in them.


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