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#662: Capital: Dragon Devouring a Human

Photo 662: Capital: Dragon Devouring a Human - Chauvigny Church

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Photo ID
662
Credit
Title
Capital: Dragon Devouring a Human
Caption
Dragons with wings, front feet, and a human-like shared head devour a human, presumably meant to represent a sinner. The human faces on the capitals display long reptilian tongues. 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 400D DIGITAL
ISO
400