Caracalla Bath Doors in the Lateran Baptistery - Rome, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 41° 53.181 E 012° 30.245
33T E 292919 N 4640170
Quick Description: Several sources indicate that the doors of the the chapel of John the Baptist were taken from the Baths of Caracalla. Others are less commital. I'm unable to locate research to the contrary.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 10/5/2015 12:31:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMPQ2F
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Long Description:
When the heavy doors are opened, vibration causes the hinges to create a musical sound resembling an organ pipe. They are said to be made of a mix of bronze, silver and gold.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: Free

Opening days/times:
Every day 07.30am - 12.30pm 04pm - 7.30pm. Masses: Holidays: 11am 06pm, Weekdays: 08am 06pm.


Web Site: [Web Link]

Condition: Completely intact or reconstructed

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