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#4825: Schottenportal: Right Side Carytids

Photo 4825: Schottenportal: Right Side Carytids - Schottenkirche St Jakob, Regensburg

Photo Details

Photo ID
4825
Date
2008-03-19
Location
Schottenkirche St Jakob, Regensburg
Description
Carytids and human heads on the right side of the "Schottenportal," the north portal of the Schottenkirche Sankt Jakob, Regensburg. It has been suggested that these carytids represent vices, while those on the other side symbolize virtues. The monastic church was founded by Irish missionaries and dates mostly from the second half of the 12th century. The portal has been dated to c.1180.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3741 x 2433 px
File Size
6.37 MB
ISO
200
Geotag
49.018607° N, 12.088362° E
Date Digitized
March 19, 2008
Date Uploaded
February 9, 2010
Credit
David Joyal