Chartres Cathedral; Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Moses; left embrasure jamb figures, central portal, north transept.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Moses; left embrasure jamb figures, central portal, north transept
Notes:Left jamb embrasure figures (north transept, center portal). From left: Melchizedek, Abraham (with bound Isaac in front of him), and Moses.
Date:1204-1210
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 14:18
Genesis 22:9
Exodus 32:15-16
Hebrews 5:5-10
Person as Subject:Moses (Biblical figure)
Melchizedek (Biblical figure)
Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Isaac (Biblical patriarch)
Lectionary links:BLent05
General Subject:Sacrifice of Isaac
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C117
71C131
71E134
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14N, 001

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Record Number:26357 Last Updated: 2011-01-03 15:38:44 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
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