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Architrave Detail (c.435)

Detail of columns and inscribed architrave, c.435. The famous distichs describe 5th-century baptismal doctrine and are attributed to Pope Sixtus III's archdeacon, who later became Pope Leo the Great. San Giovanni in Laterano (Lateran Baptistery), Rome, Italy.

Photo © David Joyal.

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