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Photo of Siena Crypt

Fresco: Nativity of Christ (c.1280)

Fresco of the Nativity of Christ and his first washing (c.1280) in the "crypt" of Siena Cathedral. The large room was built and frescoed in the 13th century, abandoned in the early 14th century, and not rediscovered until 1999.

Photo © Holly Hayes.