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San Lorenzo fuori le Mura: Catacomb of Cyriaca

Catacomb of Cyriaca

Entrance to the Catacomb of Cyriaca in the cloister. It is rarely open to visitors, unfortunately, but for the lucky few to enter it provides a glimpse into how the basilica was originally built into the catacomb hill. The main area of the catacomb contains an arcosolium of Zosimianus, decorated with frescoes of Christ between two saints, Jonah, Moses, the Good Shepherd, and the Judgment of the Dead. Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura (Saint Lawrence outside the Walls), Rome, Italy.

Credit: Holly Hayes