This is a large section of the scourging pillar of Our Lord in a side chapel in the church of Santa Prassede. This relic was brought to Rome by Cardinal Giovanni Colonna from Constantinople in 1223.
In this side chapel in the church of Santa Prassede, to the left of the altar, is the faldstool of St. Charles Borromeo.
In 1615, bronze statues of the Virgin and Child were added to this marble column, which came from the Basilica of Constantine in the Roman Forum. This column now stands in the Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore on the Esquiline Hill.
Tomb of Bl. Pope Innocent III
As you can see, the tomb of Bl. Pope Innocent III is over the entrance to the basilica’s museum.
Reliquary containing the heads of the holy Apostles Sts. Peter and Paul.
Close-up of the reliquary
The main altar and the tomb of Pope Leo XIII over the sacristy door.