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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Churches
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Keywords:Conques, Romanesque, abbeys, devils, medieval, middle ages, paradise, purgaotry, tartar, tartaros, tympanum
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Dimensions1700 x 1131
Original file size469 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken14-Jul-12 12:16
Date modified1-Jan-17 11:42
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length155 mm
Focal length (35mm)155 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/250 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
The corner of hell on the tympanum of Conques

This corner of hell displays several tortures deemed appropriate for the sin committed. A newly arrived king, pushed into the furnace, points hopelessly to the back and seems to be saying "It wasn't me..." Some monks are captured like fish in a net, a false money changer is given a drink of molten metal.