Carved capital of a battle between 2 knights, with a lance piercing a shiled, in the galleries of the Abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques or Abbey-church of Saint-Foy, Conques, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees, France, a Romanesque abbey church begun 1050 under abbot Odolric to house the remains of St Foy, a 4th century female martyr. The pattern of nails on the shield represents the spirit above the 4 elements. The church is on the pilgrimage route to Santiago da Compostela, and is listed as a historic monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Carved capital of a battle between 2 knights, with a lance piercing a shiled, in the galleries of the Abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques or Abbey-church of Saint-Foy, Conques, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees, France, a Romanesque abbey church begun 1050 under abbot Odolric to house the remains of St Foy, a 4th century female martyr. The pattern of nails on the shield represents the spirit above the 4 elements. The church is on the pilgrimage route to Santiago da Compostela, and is listed as a historic...
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