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#6561: West Portal Detail

Photo 6561: West Portal Detail - Angers Cathedral

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Photo ID
6561
Credit
Title
West Portal Detail
Caption
Detail of the Romanesque west portal (c.1170) of Angers Cathedral, which was inspired by the west portal at Chartres. Its tympanum depicts Christ in Majesty surrounded by the symbols of the Four Evangelists. The inner archivolt has sculptures of the elect and people of many races and languages; the outer two archivolts have the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse.
Geotag
47.470458° N, 0.554788° W
Uploaded
August 20, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100