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#5770: Porphyry Baptismal Font

Photo 5770: Porphyry Baptismal Font - St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

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Photo ID
5770
Credit
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.
Geotag
41.902181° N, 12.453346° E
Uploaded
May 25, 2010
Camera
NIKON D50