Category:Sheela na Gig

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Sheela na gigs are figurative carvings of naked women displaying an exaggerated vulva. They are found on churches, castles, and other buildings, particularly in Ireland and Great Britain, sometimes together with male architectural grotesque or exhibitionist figures. One of the best examples may be found in the Round Tower at Rattoo, in County Kerry, Ireland. There is a replica of the round tower sheela na gig in the County Museum in Tralee town. Another well-known example can be seen at Kilpeck in Herefordshire, England.

Ireland has the greatest number of known sheela na gig carvings; McMahon and Roberts cite 101 examples in Ireland and an additional 45 examples in Britain. Such carvings are said to ward off death and evil. (Sheela na gig)


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