Michelangelo's Pieta

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The Pieta by Michelangelo is maintained behind bullet-proof glass in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

This world-famous marble sculpture was created between 1499 and 1500.

Pieta by Michelangelo
Michelangelo's Pieta in St Peter's Basilica

A pieta is a work of art that depicts Mary grieving over the body of Christ.

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