Chartres Cathedral; Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Samuel or Aaron, David; left embrasure jamb figures, central portal, north transept.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Samuel or Aaron, David; left embrasure jamb figures, central portal, north transept
Notes:Left embrasure figures of central portal, north transept: From left to right - Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Samuel or Aaron, David. Melchizedek with chalice, Abraham with bound Isaac in front of him, Moses holding the tablets of the law and standing beside a brazen serpent, Aaron or Samuel sacrificing a sheep, and David with spear.

Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.

Date:1204-1210
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 14:18
Genesis 22:9
Exodus 15
Hebrews 5:5-10
Numbers 21:4-9
General Subject:Sacrifice of Isaac
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C117
71C131
71E134
71F8421
11I62(DAVID)
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14N,001 A6a

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Melchizedek, Abraham, Isaac, Samuel or Aaron, David; left embrasure jamb figures, central portal, north transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=26251 [retrieved July 24, 2021].
Record Number:26251 Last Updated: 2020-10-17 08:38:58 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition