Travel to Italy: Rome : Photo 3
One exception to the dominating influence of classical architecture: we're atop the Palatine and overlooking the Circus Maximus. The building in the background, despite the crane, dates to 1938, when it was built to house the Ministry of African Colonies. Since 1951, the building has served as the headquarters of the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization. To its left, and standing out against the trees, is the Stele of Axum, taken from Ethiopia in 1937.
Back to Italy: Rome chapter
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