The arches of the Galilee Chapel at Durham Cathedral.
 
 

Bitonto Cathedral

Carved stone lion from an arcade in Bitonto Cathedral, Italy. Mythical creatures and fearsome beasts, such as this lion, appeared frequently in Romanesque architecture.

Detail of arcade, Bitonto Cathedral, Puglia, Italy, twelfth century.(For more information see Paradox Place).

Mythical creatures and fearsome beasts, such as this lion, appeared frequently in Romanesque architecture.