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058 - The punishment of the concupiscent
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DATE ca. 1150
AUTHOR Unknown Artist (11th century) France
MEDIA Stone
SIZE N/A
LOCATION France - Charente - Aignes-et-Puypéroux - Romanesque Abbey
NOTES A striking transept-capital with a graphic, symbolic depiction of the punishment of the concupiscent - about to be devoured by a one-headed and double-bodied beast, symbolising Hell.

Photograph by Anthony Weir - http://www.beyond-the-pale.org.uk/

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