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Orvieto
June 7, 2020

Ficulle – Santa Maria Vecchia Church

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Address: SS 71 Ficulle (TR)

Built around 1200 it is the oldest church in the town and the one that preserves the most valuable internal frescoes of the 15th century. Of late Romanesque style with Gothic arches, inside there is a Roman altar dedicated by Tiberius Claudio son of Tiberius, to the god Mithras. Inside some valuable frescoes stand out: a 14th century martyrdom of St. Sebastian, a 17th century depiction of the Rosary and a Holy Pontiff dating back to 1476. There is also a valuable 17th century painting depicting the Blessed Virgin of Carmel.