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03/11/2013

PHOTOS: Inside Rome's wax museum

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A wax statue of Benedict XVI is displayed in the window of Rome's wax museum on Monday. Catholic cardinals had a final day of jockeying for position today before shutting themselves into the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope after Benedict XVI's shock resignation, with an Italian and a Brazilian who both head powerful archdioceses among the top contenders. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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A wax statue of John Paul II is displayed in the window of the Rome wax museum.
(GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wax figures

Wax statues of John Paul II (R) and Benedict XVI (L) are displayed in the museum. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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