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#5764: Left Transept and Altar of St. Joseph

Photo 5764: Left Transept and Altar of St. Joseph - St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

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Photo ID
5764
Credit
Title
Left Transept and Altar of St. Joseph
Caption
View into the left transept of St. Peter's Basilica. The central altar is dedicated to St. Joseph, Mary's husband. It was consecrated by Pope John XXIII on March 19, 1963. An ancient porphyry sarcophagus on the altar, taken from the Mausoleum of Santa Costanza in 1606, contains the relics of the apostles Simon and Jude.
Geotag
41.902181° N, 12.453346° E
Uploaded
May 25, 2010
Camera
NIKON D50