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West Portal Frieze: Supper at Emmaus

The Supper at Emmaus, at which the pilgrims to Emmaus finally recognized the risen Christ when he broke bread (Luke 24:30-1). Scene 38 of the capital frieze 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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