Pio Cristiano Museum

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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.


  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″N 12°27′14″E / 41.9065°N 12.4538°E / 41.9065; 12.4538