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Porphyry Baptismal Font
Image ID
5770
Title
Porphyry Baptismal Font
Caption
Baptistery just inside the entrance to the basilica, where a porphyry cover from a 4th-century sarcophagus is reused as the baptismal font. It previously covered the tomb of emperor Otho II (973-983) in the Vatican Grottoes.
Date Created
July 17, 2006
File Type
JPG
Original Resolution
2872 x 1929 pixels
File Size
2.78 MB
Camera
NIKON D50
Focal Length
24 mm
Credit Line
David Joyal / EdStockPhoto
Copyright Status
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