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#3218: Narthex Capital: Strangled by Snakes

Photo 3218: Narthex Capital: Strangled by Snakes - Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
3218
Date
2008-07-19
Location
Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey
Description
Men strangled by snakes, probably representing sin. The figure on the corner may have a pilgrim's purse. Romanesque capital in the narthex, or Tour de Gauzlin, of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, c.1070-80.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3520 x 2395 px
File Size
4.25 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
47.809538° N, 2.305874° E
Date Digitized
July 19, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 4, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes