Last Judgement sculpture from Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. This sculpture dates from the 12th century and is of painted tufa stone. It is displayed in the 'Treasure Room' but is thought to have adorned the wall of the nave of the Romanesque abbey church, between the chevet and the St Benoit chapel. It has been reconstructed from fragments. 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. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Last Judgement sculpture from Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. This sculpture dates from the 12th century and is of painted tufa stone. It is displayed in the 'Treasure Room' but is thought to have adorned the wall of the nave of the Romanesque abbey church, between the chevet and the St Benoit chapel. It has been reconstructed from fragments. The abbey itself was founded in 1100 by Robert of Arbrissel, who created the Order of Fontevraud. It was a...
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