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#2422: Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Libra

Photo 2422: Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Libra - Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

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Photo ID
2422
Credit
Title
Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Libra
Caption
The Portal of the Virgin, dedicated to the patroness of the cathedral, was sculpted around 1210-20. The abutments of the doors have panels representing the cycle of earthly life, including the zodiac signs and Labors of the Months. Shown here is probably Libra the Scales, missing both head and scales.
Geotag
48.852977° N, 2.349937° E
Uploaded
December 1, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100