The top figure is obviously Christ crucified; who is this bottom man marked with the Templar cross? Christ risen? A Templar? Adam, perhaps...fallen from grace and covered by a cross rather than a fig leaf? The stonemason who carved the cross? Any ideas?
Saturday, April 14, 2012
People of the Cross
Templar crosses; there's a miniature one on the wall of our Templar-built chateau in Cadrieu. What puzzled me about this one are the dates chiesled in the stone at its base: 1711 and 1881. The one Google reference I can find about the cross explains that the cross was put here in 1881 moved from where it was found in the fields of Lespinassiere The people on this cross, though, truly intrigue...