Apocalyptic Trees, Merlán, Galicia



Apocalyptic Trees, Merlán, Galicia

Symbols carved on the lintel above the South Door of the Church of San Salvador, Merlán, Galicia, Spain

These symbols are described in the Spanish local guidebook as:

"…….es una pequeña iglesia románica, reformada en los siglos XV o XVI, con rústica decoración de posibles árboles apocolípticos en el dentel de la puerta sur…."

Roughly translated as:

A romanesque church, rebuilt in the 15th or 16th century with a rustic representation of what might be apocalyptic trees.

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