Ludovico Scarampi Mezzarota's tomb

Ludovico Scarampi Mezzarota's memorial is located in the third chapel of San Lorenzo in Damaso, Rome (Piazza della Cancelleria, 1).

The central nave of the church ()

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It can be found in the left aisle of the church:

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The tomb is decorated with a lying statue () by Paolo Taccone:

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  • Photos and main text by Giovanna Giacomelli moc.duolci|ptivoig#| and Francesca Melis ti.oiligriv|89silem.icnarf#| (December 2018)

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