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#5145: West Portal Archivolt: Capricorn

Photo 5145: West Portal Archivolt: Capricorn - Chartres Cathedral

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Photo ID
5145
Credit
Title
West Portal Archivolt: Capricorn
Caption
Capricorn the Sea Goat, the zodiac sign for December, on the bottom right of the inner archivolt. Part of a set of Zodaics and Labors of the Months on the left bay of the west portal (c.1150), also known as the Royal Portal, whose celebrated sculptures show the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. Chartres Cathedral, France.
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Uploaded
March 25, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
200