Died - c.250
- 9 February
Installed - 1668
- Filippo Carcani
He received payments for a statue from
May to June of 1668 for 80 scudi.
- 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
This is a part of a group
erected between July and December 1668. Part of the head
is missing, and her right hand originally
held pliers, the instrument of her torture and martyrdom.
one of a group of virgin martyrs who died in Alexandria during
the uprising against the Christians. The legend of her
torture included having all of her teeth pulled out.
Roma Sacra - San Pietro in Vaticano, Itineraries 21-22, ©Fabbrica
of St. Peter's, July 2001
Le Statue Berniniani del Colonnato di San Pietro by Valentino
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