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Mouth of Truth - abcRoma.com

Location and History

It is located in the porch of the Church of Saint Mary in Cosmedin.

Description

It is an ancient stone mask from the Classical period that represents a river god with an open mouth. Its name and popularity derive from a medieval legend that if a liar placed his hand in its mouth, it would be bitten off.


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Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin
Distance: 2 meters

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