Rome, Georgia: Babies Suckling on Wolf

Bonze statue in front of Rome's city hall provides a detailed depiction of human infants Romulus and Remus sucking on the teats of the Capitoline Wolf of Roman legend. A 1929 gift to the city from Mussolini (yes, that Mussolini).
601 Broad St, Rome, GA
Broad St. at 6th Ave, in front of city hall.
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Wolf and babies.

Babies Suckling on Wolf

OMG too funny. My 11 yr old daughter said "That's disturbing." Haha.

[Lisa, 06/14/2016]

Capitoline Wolf.

Babies Suckling on Wolf

Meet the mythical She-wolf, Romulus and Remus! The Capitoline Wolf statue was sent to the town of Rome in 1929 during the consulship of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, following the relocation of an Italian silk mill company.

[LC, 05/28/2014]

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