- an inner narthex.
Origin of esonarthex
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The esonarthex is covered with a barrel vault between two cross vaults.
The esonarthex is in three bays covered with barrel vaults, and terminates at both ends in a shallow niche.
Five doors lead to the esonarthex—the three central doors being framed in red marble, the other two in verd antique.
Like the outer narthex the esonarthex is in five bays, and was paved with marble in a similar fashion.