Apostles, 2 of whom are placing the shroud in the tomb with angels above lifting the Virgin's soul to Heaven, carved capitals from nave of Romanesque abbey church, Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. The abbey itself was founded in 1100 by Robert of Arbrissel, who created the Order of Fontevraud. It was a double monastery for monks and nuns, run by an abbess. The order was dissolved during the French Revolution and the building subsequently used as a prison. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Apostles, 2 of whom are placing the shroud in the tomb with angels above lifting the Virgin's soul to Heaven, carved capitals from nave of Romanesque abbey church, Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. The abbey itself was founded in 1100 by Robert of Arbrissel, who created the Order of Fontevraud. It was a double monastery for monks and nuns, run by an abbess. The order was dissolved during the French Revolution and the building subsequently used as a...
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