Reading Abbey, cloister arcade:
c. 1125

Limestone. Two S-shaped dragons, their tails forming volutes at the top, their wings meeting in the centre, and their heads at the bottom biting their own legs. The capital comes from the cloister arcade.
Dimensions: H.c.310mm

Bibliography :

Zarnecki, G., 1984. in G. Zarnecki, J. Holt, and T. Holland, English Romanesque Art, (Arts Council of Great Britain) 167, 127a.
Reading Museum and Art Gallery

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