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#6560: West Portal Detail: Left Archivolts

Photo 6560: West Portal Detail: Left Archivolts - Angers Cathedral

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Photo ID
6560
Credit
Title
West Portal Detail: Left Archivolts
Caption
Left archivolts of the Romanesque west portal (c.1170) of Angers Cathedral, which was inspired by the west portal at Chartres. The inner archivolts have sculptures of the elect and angels; the outer two archivolts have the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse. Traces of paint can still be seen.
Geotag
47.470458° N, 0.554788° W
Uploaded
August 20, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100