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Chartres Cathedral: West Portal Frieze: Supper at Emmaus

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.