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Wire artist unveils a massive mesh basilica on archaeological site

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 09, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lacy Cooke last modified Apr 08, 2016

The Archaeological Park of Siponto, where the wire church rests, is describes as a “site of great importance,” that gives insight into the ancient city’s role as a major Roman port. Archaeologists say the presence of the basilica signals that Siponto was one of the key dioceses in the region. The ancient Christian church was destroyed in an earthquake in the 13th century, and abandoned afterwards. Related: Incipit is a wire mesh sculpture by the sea that looks totally unreal Tresoldi...






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