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Category:Architecture and Structures
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Keywords:Chartres, cathedrals, gothic, middle ages, romanesque, sculpture
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Chartres cathedral gothic style Marc Haegeman

North porch, central portal, ca 1205-1210.
The central tympanum and lintel depict the Coronation, the Dormition and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The archivolts show angels, the Jesse Tree, symbolising the genealogy of Christ, with Old Testament prophets and kings.