Fuentidueña (Segóvia)

A remarkably pornographic corbel, carefully carved.

photograph by 'Javier',

And another.

(by 'Rabiespierre' on FlickR)

Part of the corbel-table on the S side.


A view of the chevet.

Not far away, and carved about the same time as the above is a much cruder pair in the hamlet of Santa Marta del Cerro (Segóvia) -
the male with very large, cylindrical penis and the woman clutching her pregnant belly:
she is about to give birth to a soul that is unlikely to be saved.

another couple on a nearby church


the church of Santa Maria del Cerro >

corbels on the nearby church of Barahona >

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