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Mapping Ireland's Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals
Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it's only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them.
Síla na Géige - Sheela na Gig and Sacred Space, the Cailleach as Creator
Stepaside Sheela, Co. Dublin, Ireland. This Sheela may be guarding the entrance to a crypt. photo copyright ©2000 Tara McLoughlin. **Click for more information**
Mapping the Mysterious Ancient Carvings of Naked Women Across Ireland
No one can say for certain when, how, where, or why the Sheela-na-gigs were made, or even what they are meant to represent.
Sheela na Gig Wall Plaque | Etsy
Sheela Na Gigs are quasi-erotic stone carvings of a female figure usually found on Norman, or to be more precise, Romanesque churches. They consist of an old woman squatting and pulling apart her vulva, a fairly strange thing to find on a church. Most carvings are old and often do not seem to be part of the church but have been taken from a previous older building. An example can be seen by looking at the weathering on the Church Stretton Sheela as compared to the surrounding masonry. It is…
Sheela Na Gig Statue | Etsy
Probably the most famous of the Sheela-na-Gig carvings. Found on the church of St Mary and St David in Kilpeck, Herefordshire and believed to date from around 12th century. The church is famous for its Norman carvings. The Sheela-na-Gig carvings are believed to be a survival of pagan beliefs which have been incorporated into the newcomer Christian church. For many years the south door, and the Sheela-na-Gig carving, was hidden by a wooden porch, but this was removed in 1868 to allow visitors…
And I wasn't even going to post today... But couldn't resist the story of how today just isn't going to happen for a few pieces of real estate in the South Pacific. As reported in the Huffy-Poo, Samoa and its little cousin Tokelau, will now be considered part of the same time zone as New Zealand and parts of Australia. This happened at midnight, so Samoans literally skipped a day ahead in their calendars. They did this to be aligned more with the rest of Oceania, rather than with the United…