The Roman goddess of Fano set to take up residence at Verulamium Museum in St Albans

A statue of Fortuna, the Roman goddess of luck, fate and fortune, is being presented to St Albans by Fano in Italy to strengthen links between the twin towns. The six-foot-tall bronze artwork is a replica of the statue of Fortuna that stands in the fountain of Fano’s main square. The Roman town of Fano was originally named Fanum Fortunae, or “the shrine of Fortuna”, the Roman goddess of Fate. […]

 

Source: www.stalbansreview.co.uk

Oh how fascinating – we used to live on the Verulamium estate in St Albans, so we know the statue is going to a good home! Can’t wait to hear more about this interesting story.

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