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Low angle view of tracery, pillars and elaborately sculpted capitals in a corner of the cloister in the Monestir de Santes Creus, Aiguamurcia, Catalonia, Spain, pictured on May 21, 2006, in the morning. These carved capitals depict foliage, a fabulous winged figure and a lion. The Cistercian Reial Monestir Santa Maria de Santes Creus and its church were built between 1174 and 1225. Following strict Cistercian rule, the Romanesque complex originally featured no architectural embellishments...
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