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Title:Rebuilding of the House of God
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, representing Haggai's prophetic speech in which God asks the people to build a new temple, greater than the previous one.

First Sunday in Advent, Year A: This image represents the House of the Lord that Isaiah and the Psalmist emphasize, "Let us go up to the House of the Lord," personified in Jerusalem.

Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Haggai 2:9
Psalm 122
Isaiah 2:1-5
Person as Subject:Haggai (Biblical prophet)
Lectionary links:AAdvt01
General Subject:Jerusalem
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71S11
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 B2

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Record Number:29284 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 12:27:07 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition