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Chauvigny Church: Capital: Adoration of the Magi

Capital: Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi (Matthew 2:9-12), including the Star of Bethlehem on the left and the Hand of God on the right. Above is the signature of the sculptor, who is otherwise unknown: "Gofridus made me.' Detail of Romanesque capital in the choir, mid-12th century. St-Pierre, Chauvigny, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Credit: Holly Hayes