Mazza del Podestà – Podestà’s club or axe

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Mazza del Podestà – Podestà’s club or axe

Still kept in Ivrea Town Hall, this 15th century club, or axe, is used by the Magnificent Podestà to remove the stone from the ruins of the Castellazzo, to be used for the Preda in Dora.