St. Mary's Parish - Sheela-na-gig - KK019-0261703D Model
see also KK030-004006 - COOLAGHMORE Sheela was Discovered during clearance work in Coolaghmore graveyard containing a medieval church and said to have been buried there in 19thC, after having been discovered in a local holy well. Currently in the Rothe House Collection She has a blad ‘egg’ shaped head with distinctive eyes and a rectangular blunt nose. A short cut for her mouth gives this sheels an interesting look. Her head appears to be turned (based on the position of her eyes) No Ears but a long neck and defined clavicle. Previously noted to be without breasts, but note faint features appear on her chest which is decorated with a detailed rib-cage. It is possible the feature between her ribs is the xiphoid process is the smallest, region of the sternum. fingers on both hands, the right of which is resting above her vulva marked with a line above a deep hole. Her left hand is resting by her side. Her left leg is straight with the foot turn in, and the right bent at the knee and foot turned down.