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Oldest medieval crucifix in St Peter’s Basilica restored

The crucifix dating back to the 1300s will be shown to the public for the first time after fifteen months of restoration work A wooden sculpture of a crucified Christ that survived the Sack of Rome and 700 years of termites is due to be unveiled after being “resurrected” and newly restored in St Peter’s

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