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Deutsch: Mund der Wahrheit in Rom, fotografiert im April '04
English: the Mouth of Truth in Rome, taken in April 2004
Français : La Bocca della Verità à Rome, photographiée en avril 2004
Italiano: La Bocca della Verità a Roma
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Camera location41° 53′ 17.74″ N, 12° 28′ 53.46″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

La Bocca della Verità

La Bocca della Verità (in English, "the Mouth of Truth") is a renowned image, carved from Pavonazzetto marble, of a man-like face and located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin in Rome, Italy. The most famous characteristic of the Mouth is its role as a lie detector; since the Middle Ages, folklore has asserted that if one told a lie with his hand in the mouth of the sculpture, it would be bitten off.


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