Rome, Italy: Church of Saint Paul at the Three Fountains: Interior Shrine 2

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Church of Saint Paul at the Three Fountains , San Paolo alle Tre Fontane , Church of the Martyrdom of Saint Paul , Church of St. Paul the Apostle , Abbazia delle Tre Fontane , Abbey of the Three Fountains , Shrines
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One of the three shrines within the interior of the Church of St. Paul at the Three Fountains (Rome, Italy). Each shrine has a bronze depiction of a severed head, indicating where Saint Paul's head touched the ground and a spring allegedly bubbled up. The grate provides a glimpse of the spring below. The fountains were capped in 1950 due to concerns regarding water pollution.
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