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sep 28, 1145 - Chartres Cathedral, W. facade and Great Portal

Description:

original: 1145-1155CE; reconstructed: 1194-1220CE, Gothic Europe
limestone, stained glass
Chartres, France

flying buttresses allows for more wall space and windows
Great Portal on W. Facade (right) has 7 female personifications of liberal arts, (left) Chris's ascension to Heaven, (middle) 2nd coming of Christ
archivolts on tympanum
elongated peole on jambs

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Date:

sep 28, 1145
Now
~ 873 years ago

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