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  Statue of Sienese she-wolf at Piazza Tolomei
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  • Statue of Sienese she-wolf at Piazza Tolomei - Italy
      Statue of Sienese she-wolf at Piazza Tolomei
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  • She-wolf statue from different angle - Italy
      She-wolf statue from different angle
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  • She-wolf statue at the Duomo - Italy
      She-wolf statue at the Duomo
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The statue of Sienese she-wolf can be seen all over the city of Siena. It is the emblem of the city of Siena. The statue as seen in our photos were taken at Piazza Tolomei and at Piazza del Duomo. You will notice at least one of them when you visit the historic city of Siena. The statue depicts a she-wolf suckling the infants Romulus and Remus.

According to the legend, Senus, the son of Remus founded the city of Siena at the beginning of Roman era. Remus was the brother of Romulus after whom Rome was named. The statue of Sienese she-wolf at Piazza Tolomei dates back to the 17th century.

Address: Piazza Tolomei, Siena
Directions: The statue of Sienese she-wolf can be seen all over the historic city of Siena. Pay attention to one of tehse statues when you are in Siena for your vacation.

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  • Updated Mar 6, 2009
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2014 at 2:40 AM

    don't recall seeing this

    • hopang's Profile Photo
      Nov 7, 2014 at 3:15 AM

      There are several of them erected in the city. Many visitors are not aware of its existence! ~ho & pang

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