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Chauvigny Church: Capital: Great Whore of Babylon

Capital: Great Whore of Babylon

The Great Whore of Babylon (Revelation 17:4-5), depicted as a woman with large eyes, long hair, and an elaborate dress. Detail of Romanesque capital in the choir, mid-12th century. St-Pierre, Chauvigny, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Credit: Holly Hayes