Vesta Temple: Sacred hearth & Palladium shrine

Author: timetravelrome /

Our next coins-related post is about Temple of Vesta. Many tourists who visit Rome think of it as one of the best-preserved buildings on the Forum. In reality, authentic remains are scarce. The standing structure with columns dates from Mussolini-era restorations and materials used are of Severan era.Β  Many visitors associate Vesta Temple with Vestal Virgins and sacred fire, which is true. But [...]