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Choir Capital: Adam and Eve

On the left, Adam and Eve being chased out of the Garden of Eden. In the center, Adam and Eve at the Tree of Knowledge, around which is entwined the serpent who tempted them. Above are snakes with big teeth. Romanesque capital in the choir, 11th century, Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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