Fall of the Idols.
 
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Title:Fall of the Idols
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior representing an apocryphal legend from Jesus' childhood during the Holy Family's sojourn in Egypt, according to which Jesus' entry into an Egyptian temple causes numerous idols to fall to the ground (Pseudo-Matthew, ch. 23-24).

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

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

General Subject:Idols
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B6421
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 K2

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Attribution:Fall of the Idols, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29268 [retrieved July 29, 2021].
Record Number:29268 Last Updated: 2020-11-19 15:45:41 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition