Trinity Chapel Roundels
Photo © 2007 Holly Hayes/Art History Images. All rights reserved.
|Title:||Trinity Chapel Roundels|
|Caption:||Inlaid marble roundels with the signs of the zodiac, months of the year and the virtues and vices, on the floor on the south side of the Trinity Chapel. These date from around 1220 and were part of the embellishment of St. Thomas' shrine.|
The roundels seen here, from left to right along the top row, are: June (mowing); September (hunting), Humility and Pride; Scorpio (looking more like a bear with a long tail); and October (treading grapes). The middle row has a rabbit playing a harp; a mythical beast (both heraldic symbols); and Sagittarius.
|Keywords:||canterbury cathedral england christian medieval roundel zodiac trinity chapel south marble floor|
|Digital Size:||3456 x 2304 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||14.4 x 9.6 inches @ 240 dpi|
11.5 x 7.7 inches @ 300 dpi
|Created:||November 18, 2007|
|Uploaded:||November 10, 2009|