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Choir Capital: Hugo and Cleopas Miles

A monk presenting a book stands between a knight labeled Cleopas Miles and another man labeled Hugo Miles. The latter is prostrate at the feet of Christ, who is standing. Christ's head is flanked by an Alpha and Omega. At the top corner is a lion-human head. Romanesque capital in the choir, 11th century, Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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