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Vittorio Bottego

Parma 1860 - Daga Roba 1897
Italian army officer and one of the first Western explorers of Jubaland in the Horn of Africa
(Wikipedia)
Ettore Ximenes
1907

Parma /  Vittorio Bottego   Parma /  Vittorio Bottego

Description

Bronze statue of Bottego in colonial uniform, posing on a base made of sandstone from which springs of water collected from a large basin; On the sides are placed two glittering warriors representing the Omo and Juba rivers.

Parma - Vittorio Bottego
Omo River
Parma - Vittorio Bottego
Juba River

The monument was made in 1907 on the tenth anniversary of the explorer's disappearance.

Inscription(s)

A
VITTORIO BOTTEGO
MCMVII

OMO
deflvenza
lat =+ 4°43' long = 38° 55' e gr.

1896

GIVBA
sorgenti
lat =+ 6°56' long = 39° 0' e gr.

1893

Parma - Vittorio Bottego

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Location (N 44°48'32" - E 10°19'41")

Item Code: iter204; Photograph: 15 May 2017
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