Capital

Capital

Purchased from the Musée de Sculpture Comparée, Palais du Trocadéro, Paris in 1930 together with museum nos. A.1930-1 to 3 for £52 8s

Original:

Capital
Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem; sculptor unknown
About 1160
Stone
Said to have belonged to the doorway of the Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth, and now in the Museum of the Franciscan Convent, Nazareth

The capital is carved with representations of Faith leading an Apostle who is being attacked by demons.