The cauldron of hell, detail, with sinful clergy boiling alive over the fire fed by bellows, fragment of the original rood screen now in the crypt of Bourges Cathedral or the Cathedrale Saint-Etienne de Bourges, built 1195-1230 in French Gothic style and consecrated in 1324, in Bourges, Centre-Val de Loire, France. The screen fragments are owned by the Musee du Berry and were housed in the Louvre until 1994. The cathedral is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The cauldron of hell, detail, with sinful clergy boiling alive over the fire fed by bellows, fragment of the original rood screen now in the crypt of Bourges Cathedral or the Cathedrale Saint-Etienne de Bourges, built 1195-1230 in French Gothic style and consecrated in 1324, in Bourges, Centre-Val de Loire, France. The screen fragments are owned by the Musee du Berry and were housed in the Louvre until 1994. The cathedral is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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