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Detail of Holy Spirit in the Lateran Baptistery | by Lawrence OP
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Detail of Holy Spirit in the Lateran Baptistery

The Lateran baptistery was restored by Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) and the octagonal ceiling over the font dates from this period. The text is from Genesis 1:2, "The Spirit of God was hovering over the waters..."

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Taken on July 28, 2007