Baptistery

2015-05-18
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IMG_2946 Baptistery of Saint John. Construction started in 1167. In 1370 a bronze statue of archangel Gabriel was set on top of the building. Out of the original 3...
Baptistery of Saint John. Construction started in 1167. In 1370 a bronze statue of archangel Gabriel was set on top of the building. Out of the original 3…
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IMG_3018 The central basin dates back from 1527.
The central basin dates back from 1527.
IMG_3020 14th century altar.
14th century altar.
IMG_3021 Our Lady of sorrows, by local sculptor Giacomo Bertesi, 17th century.
Our Lady of sorrows, by local sculptor Giacomo Bertesi, 17th century.
IMG_3023 Altar dedicated to Saint Biagio, late 16th century.
Altar dedicated to Saint Biagio, late 16th century.
IMG_3022 Light filters in the building through a double series of twin lancer windows and from the lantern at the summit of the dome.
Light filters in the building through a double series of twin lancer windows and from the lantern at the summit of the dome.
P1200078 Holy water font, 12th century.
Holy water font, 12th century.

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