Pyramid of Gaius Cestius Restored!

Some good news about ancient monuments for a change! Thanks to a wealthy Japanese benefactor, the Pyramid of Gaius Cestius in Rome, whose surface had been covered in grit and urban dirt, has been restored to its brilliant marble white. The photo essay shows the before and after, interior of the pyramid, restoration ceremony in Rome, etc. Opens in a new tab or window: http://www.demotix.com/news/7399621/completed-restoration-pyramid-caius-cestius-rome/all-media

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