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Life of Christ Window 6: Magi Visiting Herod

The Three Magi visit King Herod to ask, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him" (Matthew 2:1-2). Panel 6 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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