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Capital: Weighing of Souls

The Weighing of Souls. The Archangel Michael holds the scales, while a tiny human supplicant kneels on the left and the Devil tries to pull the balance down on his side. Detail of Romanesque capital in the choir, mid-12th century. St-Pierre, Chauvigny, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.