More photos in the vicinity:
Siena - Piazza del Campo
Siena - Cathedral
Siena - View into the countryside


The she-wolf is the symbol of one of the 17 contrades - well-defined neighborhoods that were designated in the Middle Ages, basically to aid the military hired to defend Siena's fiercely-earned independence from Florence.
Siena - She-Wolf
Date: May 12, 2005
Longitude: 11 19.73'
Latitude: 43 19.04'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08