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#654: Capital: Dancer with Lions

Photo 654: Capital: Dancer with Lions - Chauvigny Church

Photo Details

Photo ID
654
Credit
Title
Capital: Dancer with Lions
Caption
A dancer, who splits into two bodies from the torso down. He holds the back feet of two small lions who gnaw on his shoulders. The meaning of this strange image remains a mystery. Detail of Romanesque capital in the choir, mid-12th century. St-Pierre, Chauvigny, Poitou-Charentes, France.
Geotag
46.570692° N, 0.648773° E
Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
800