By  on June 6, 2019

ROCK ON: Gucci on Thursday provided details on its most recent restoration project, revealed in March. The Italian luxury goods company will contribute 1.6 million euros over two years to the restoration and conservation of Rome’s Belvedere Garden at Villa Tarpea, and reorganization of the green area landscape located on the tufa rock of the Capitoline Hill. The project is called “Rupe Tarpea, Between Legend and Future,” aimed at the restoration, preservation and improvement of the Tarpeian Rock in Rome, a steep cliff of the southern summit of the Capitoline Hill, overlooking the Roman Forum. Up to the first century A.D., traitors were sentenced to death and thrown off the cliff. Today the cliff, made mainly of tufa, is a unique natural space.

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