They would then be lowered, usually very slowly, on to the device, making the pyramid enter the vagina, anus or scrotum.
Unless stopped almost immediately this torture always resulted in eventual death through peritonitis if nothing quicker intervened.
A similar "seat" resembling a peg can be seen between the legs of the male adult harnes in the painting of St Dominic presiding over an Auto-da-fe, shown on the right.
This meant that in contrast to civil society, treason and therefore torture were common in the Church.
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His method of torture was a horse attached to each of the victim's legs as a sharpened stake was gradually forced into the body.
If tips for putting on lipstick offender was to be executed for stealing an animal, the end of a rope was fastened to the pin holding the blade in place and tied to the animal, which was then driven off, causing the pin to pull out and the blade to drop.
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