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Baptismal Tank

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.

Photo © David Joyal.

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