baptistery

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  • noun

Synonyms for baptistery

bowl for baptismal water

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Baptistries cited that include mosaic vaults with stars are San Giovanni in Fonte in Naples from the second half of the fifth century, and the domical altar recess of the one in Albenga (Liguria) from the late fifth or early sixth century.
He then discusses each category of areas, room types, and main structures in churches (vestibules, courtyards, naoi, chancel screens, altars, crypts, baptistries, etc.