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Chartres Cathedral: North Porch: Central Portal: Creation of Sun, Moon, Birds, Beasts

North Porch: Central Portal: Creation of Sun, Moon, Birds, Beasts

From bottom: creation of the plants (partially visible); creation of the sun and moon; creation of the birds and fish, with Adam appearing as an idea in God's mind; creation of the beasts (partially visible). Detail of outer archivolts on the left side of the central portal on the north porch, c.1230. Chartres Cathedral, France.