• Baptistry 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Baptistry with fresco of the Baptism of Christ; note loculi above fresco. (Also see CAT0040)
    • Baptistry with Baptism of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Frescoe of baptism of Christ, note steps leading down into the water of baptism.
    • Close-up of Baptism of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Note fresco of baptism reflected in the water. (Also shown in CAT0040)
    • Entry to S. Pontianus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Sr. Zinobelle & John G. Bruggink at the entrance to the catacombs of S. Pontianus.
    • Head of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Fresco of Head of Christ.
    • Inside S. Pontianus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      The decaying tufa surrounding loculi on left.
    • Inside S. Pontianus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Zinobelle points to falling tufa of ceiling.
    • John baptizes Jesus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      The steps leading down into the pool for baptism. Water levels have stayed the same for centuries. Here we have John the Baptist baptizing Christ. The image is especially important insofar as both stand shin deep in water.
    • Stone coffin 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Stone coffin & loculi.
    • Three saints 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Fresco of three saints, one with royal crown.