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#668: Capital: Dancer with Lions

Photo 668: Capital: Dancer with Lions - Chauvigny Church

Photo Details

Photo ID
668
Date
2008-07-15
Location
Chauvigny Church
Description
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.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3835 x 2530 px
File Size
7.06 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
46.570692° N, 0.648773° E
Date Digitized
July 15, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
David Joyal