Caen (Calvados),
Abbey church of St stephen

Small column base

12th century

This small column base originates from the church of Saint-Etienne, in the Abbaye-aux-Hommes, in Caen (Calvados). It was carved in limestone during the 12th century.
A flat surface surmounted by a quarter roundel carries a beading. Above this a row of hollow staffs is carved obliquely. 

Dimensions of the object
H.  0.09 m ; l.  0.26 m ; Prof.  0.18 m   

- Thybert H, Inventaire du lapidaire roman du Musée de Normandie, Association Caen-Archéologie, 1992

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
DSAN 83 1218 286, Dépôt de la Société des Antiquaires de Normandie