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Life of Christ Window 4: Announcement to the Shepherds

Angels appear to shepherds at night to announce the good news of the Messiah's birth in Bethlehem. Panel 4 of the Life of Christ Window, the center lancet beneath the west rose window. Dating from about 1150, it depicts the early life of Christ from the Annunciation to the Triumphal Entry. Chartres Cathedral, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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