Narthex Capital: Lions and Dancing? (Detail)
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Narthex Capital: Lions and Dancing? (Detail)

Detail of Romanesque capital in which hungry lions devour a human head along the bottom, while a possible dance party takes place above. Capital in the narthex, or Tour de Gauzlin, of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, c.1070-80.