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Photo story: Baptismal discovery

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15 March 2024

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The site of a font of the medieval Ottonian dynasty, from the tenth century, has been discovered in the crypt of St Servatii’s Collegiate Church, Quedlinburg, in Germany, and was revealed to the press on Monday. Archaeologists believe that it could be the oldest evidence of a four-passage font — with four arches — north of the Alps

 

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