Capital from Vézelay

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Romanesque capital from the Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine of Vézelay
Romanesque capital from the Basilica of Saint Mary Magdalene in Vézelay.

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Robarts Library, the Internet Archive

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Romanesque capital from the Basilica of Saint Mary Magdalene in Vézelay showing Moses coming down from Mount Sinai: scared at the sight of Moses, the Demon escapes from the Golden Calf through its mouth as a man who was bringing a lamb for sacrifice to the idol stops short. Twelfth century.

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