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Sanctuary

Sanctuary of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, consecrated on March 21, 1108, looking southwest. The mosaic floor in polychrome marble is the oldest object in the church, dating from the 4th or 5th century during the Roman period. It was installed in the previous abbey church around 1000 and preserved in the present church.

Photo © David Joyal.

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