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#1598: Baptismal Tank

Photo 1598: Baptismal Tank - Poitiers Baptistery

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Photo ID
1598
Credit
Title
Baptismal Tank
Caption
Ancient baptismal tank in the Baptistère Saint-Jean in Poitiers, looking east. The baptistery was built around 360, making it the oldest church in France. The octagonal baptism tank was filled in the 8th century and recently excavated.
Geotag
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
1600