- See "Blessing of the Water."It is a small basin sunk slightly into the floor in the western part of the nave. It is covered with a wooden lid when not in use. In old days it was made of light-colored marble, as for the form of the lid it is strikingly uniform.
Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. Fr. Tadros Yacoub Maiaty.