Brindisi, church of Sant'Andrea all'Isola

"Dancers" capital

Second half of the 11th century

    Monumental capital in marble decorated with a dance scene - twelve men and women beneath some arcades, holding hands with their arms raised and lowered in alternation. The style is that of the 11th c. Romanesque carvings of Apulia.

Dimensions of the object
95 x  95 x 76 cm

- I Normanni, popolo d'Europa, Roma-Venezia, 1994, Mario d'Onofrio (dir.) , n° 295.
- Trésors romans d'Italie du Sud et de Sicile, 1995, G. Coppola (dir.), n° 37.
- Italie des Normands, Normandie des Plantagenêts, Musée de Normandie, Caen, 1995, n° 22.

Brindisi, Museo archeologico provinciale

Photo B. Delorme