Chapel of the Holy Cross, near San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA28247
Subject Date0001
Image Date1500
Library ReferenceSC136/PALL/VIII/3v
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing numbered VIII/3v in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection is by an undientfied 16th century draughtsman. It is a plan of a chapel that was built near the baptistry of San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome. The chapel appears to have been built in the second or third century and was converted into a shrine for a relic of the True Cross by Pope Hilarius (461-68). It was demolished in 1588.

Subject tags

Chapels, shrines