The Ligonde Cruceiro: Detail, The crown of thorns at the base

Base of a cruceiro
Ligonde (Lugo), Spain

A stylized low relief of the crown of thorns given Jesus during his Passion. Given the constraints of the medium it is not surprizing that no thorns were pictured.

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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.