“I Cavalli di Via Delle Belle Arti”

Albumleaf 25: July 18, 2010 (Bologna)

Perhaps the most striking sight in the Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna is that of two horse skeletons excavated from the present-day Via Delle Belle Arti. The two horses appear to have been ritually slain by the Etruscans, and the head of the axe used in the execution remains in the neck of one of the horses.