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Narthex Capital: Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Revelation 6): Victory with crown, bow and arrow on a white horse; War with a sword on a red horse; Famine with scales on a black horse; and Death with a scythe on a pale horse. Romanesque capital in the narthex (Tour de Gauzlin) of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, c.1070-80.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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