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Rome: 'Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages' buried for a millennium by an earthquake reopens - Telegraph

Rome: 'Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages' buried for a millennium by an earthquake reopens - Telegraph

"It was buried under rubble by an earthquake in AD 847 and was only rediscovered in 1900 during archaeological excavations. It has taken more than 30 years to restore its exquisite interior, which is decorated with multi-coloured frescoes of saints, martyrs, angels and emperors."