Head of a Saint

Saint Catherine of Siena’s mummified head is on display in the Basilica San Domenico in Siena. Her body, meanwhile, is in Rome.

Sources: Atlas Obsura

Published by colloquialisthistory

Sarah is a historian with a BA in History from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She mostly focuses on European and religious history, but also enjoys branching out to the rest of the world. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, with an end-goal of expanding digital archives (like this one!) to be as open-access and as widely available as possible.

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