1. Sacred Destinations
  2. Italy Photos
  3. Bitonto Photos
  4. Bitonto Cathedral
  5. Bitonto Cathedral Photos
  6. Bitonto Cathedral

Photo of Bitonto Cathedral

Excavations: Lion Ashlar (11C)

A lion. Ashlar sculpture of the late 11th century displayed in the museum of excavations beneath Bitonto Cathedral, Puglia, Italy. A total of 52 ashlars were discovered stacked beneath the right side of the nave; they originally formed three portals. Based on their style, they were probably made in a French workshop.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

license this photo at Art History Images