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Pio Cristiano Museum

Pio Cristiano Museum
The Good Shepherd, c. 300 at the Pio Cristiano Museum, Rome

The Pio Cristiano Museum is one of the Vatican Museums. It houses various works of Christian antiquity.[1]

The museum was founded by Pope Pius IX in 1854,[2] two years after the establishment of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology.

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  1. ^ "Pius-Christian Museum - Vatican Museums". www.museivaticani.va. Retrieved 2018-05-07.
  2. ^ "Pio-Christian Museum". www.vaticanstate.va. Retrieved 2018-05-07.

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Coordinates: 41°54′23″N12°27′14″E / 41.9065°N 12.4538°E / 41.9065; 12.4538

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