The Veronica

Going up to the stairs that take you to the Calvary, you get the House of Veronica: the woman that for tradition dried with a cloth the blooding face of Jesus walking on the Calvary.

Veronica careless of the crowd dried the face of Jesus who leaved impressed in the cloth the features of his face.

Inside the statuary group in terracotta dated back to the period of Fra Tommaso, represent the Veronica with the "Shroud". Below the Veronica, there is the scene of Cireneo (the man who helped Jesus to take the cross) has been made afterwards.

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