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Capitel

Unknown1534=1566 (Segundo tercio S. XVI)

Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes
Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Limestone capitel with simple curved ring. It is decorated with shallow carving, with stylised vegetable motifs representing acanthus leaves. Complex abacus formed by three zones: the lower circular grooved one, the upper parallelepiped one with curved grooved sides with bevelled angles; the intermediate one with thick spirals pierced radially set out below the bevels, with the head of a putti, the head of a lion, a rosette and an unidentified image (due to deterioration) in the centre of each side.

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  • Title: Capitel
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1534=1566 (Segundo tercio S. XVI)
  • Location: Alcalá de Henares, Spain (Europe)
  • Physical Dimensions: h: 38 cm; widt: 39 cm; depth: 39 cm
  • Type: Architectural element
  • Medium: carved stone

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