Unknown origin


Second third of the 12th century 

Half column capital in limestone whose corbel is decorated on one of its faces with a head with curled hair and staring eyes. Between its teeth it is holding two beaded stems brandishing small palms with beaded lobes. A pine cone fills the space between the chin and the beaded astragal.

Dimensions of the object
H. 0.23 m ; l.  0.28 m : Prof.  0.19 m ;  Diam. ast. 0.19 m  

 Loisel C, Inventaire de la collection lapidaire romane réunie par la Société des Antiquaires de Normandie, Mémoire de maîtrise, Université de Caen, 1972
- Thybert H, Inventaire du lapidaire roman du Musée de Normandie, Association Caen-Archéologie, 1992

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
DSAN 83 1218 065, Dépôt de la Société des Antiquaires de Normandie