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West Portal: Leo

Leo, the zodiac sign for July, represented by a man wrestling a lion. Detail of carved column on the west portal (c.1150), also known as the Royal Portal, whose celebrated sculptures show the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. Chartres Cathedral, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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