EdStockPhoto

#9174: Corbel 28: Sheela Na Gig

Photo 9174: Corbel 28: Sheela Na Gig - Kilpeck Church

Photo Details

Quick Facts

Photo ID
9174
Credit
Title
Corbel 28: Sheela Na Gig
Caption
Corbel 28 on the south apse, depicting the Sheela na gig, an "exhibitionist" figure which can be seen on numerous other churches of the same period. Interpretations are many, and include: the unattractiveness of lust, a Celtic fertility symbol, and a goddess figure.
Geotag
51.970300° N, 2.809180° W
Uploaded
October 15, 2011
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800