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#674: Capital: Dragon Devouring a Human

Photo 674: Capital: Dragon Devouring a Human - Chauvigny Church

Photo Details

Photo ID
674
Date
2008-07-15
Location
Chauvigny Church
Description
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.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
6.28 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
46.570692° N, 0.648773° E
Date Digitized
July 15, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes