Capital: Bird-Like Sphinxes
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|Title:||Capital: Bird-Like Sphinxes|
|Caption:||Sphinxes or manticores. Inspired by art from the Near East, these mythical creatures with a lion's body, long bird-like neck and woman's face are depicted symmetrically on all four sides of the capital. Detail of Romanesque capital in the choir, mid-12th century. St-Pierre, Chauvigny, Poitou-Charentes, France.|
|Digital Size:||4000 x 2531 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.7 x 10.5 inches @ 240 dpi|
13.3 x 8.4 inches @ 300 dpi
|Uploaded:||April 23, 2013|