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Canterbury Cathedral: West Window: Ancestors of Christ

West Window: Ancestors of Christ

Bottom row of the West Window, depicting Esrom, Naason, Seth, Adam, Joseph, Aminadab, and Aram, c.1174-1200. The Adam window is the oldest in the cathedral, dating from c.1174. These panels are part of a set of ancestors of Christ originally placed in the clerestory of Canterbury Cathedral after the fire of 1174. As many as 86 ancestors were placed in these upper windows, of which 43 survive. Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England.