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#5157: Life of Christ Window 5: Herod Consults the Scriptures

Photo 5157: Life of Christ Window 5: Herod Consults the Scriptures - Chartres Cathedral

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5157
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Life of Christ Window 5: Herod Consults the Scriptures
Caption
After being visited by the Three Magi (right), King Herod has Jewish priests and teachers consult the scriptures concerning the birthplace of the Messiah (Matthew 2:1-7). Panel 5 of the Life of Christ Window, the center lancet beneath the west rose window. Dating from about 1150, it depicts the early life of Christ from the Annunciation to the Triumphal Entry. Chartres Cathedral, France.
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Uploaded
March 27, 2010
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Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800