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#3978: Prior's Door Detail

Photo 3978: Prior's Door Detail - Ely Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
3978
Date
2007-09-10
Location
Ely Cathedral
Description
The Prior's Door in the south aisle of the nave, a magnificent example of 12th-century Romanesque carving. Dating from about 1150, its tympanum depicts Christ in Majesty held aloft by archangels and blessing the creatures of the universe. Two human heads peer down from the corners and the pillasters on the sides have medallions populated by various beasts and humans.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
7.54 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
52.398629° N, 0.263404° E
Date Digitized
September 10, 2007
Date Uploaded
January 5, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes