Carved capital depicting the arrest and trial of St Foy, with pro consul Dacien and a soldier leading her to the judge, in 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. This capital was possibly carved by the Master of the Tympanum. 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 depicting the arrest and trial of St Foy, with pro consul Dacien and a soldier leading her to the judge, in 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. This capital was possibly carved by the Master of the Tympanum. The church is on the pilgrimage route to Santiago da Compostela, and is listed as a...
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