Cloister Capital: House of Simon the Leper
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Cloister Capital: House of Simon the Leper

At the house of Simon the Leper at Bethany, Mary Magdalene uses expensive perfume to anoint Christ's feet (Matthew 26:6-13). The main event is depicted on the left face; bystanders are shown here. Carved capital on column 101 in the west gallery of the cloister, late 14th century. Saint-Trophime, Arles, France.