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Chartres Cathedral: Noah Window: 17: Exotic Animals Arrive at the Ark

Noah Window: 17: Exotic Animals Arrive at the Ark

Pairs of animals heading to the ark (Genesis 7:15-16). Shown here are exotic creatures associated with Africa or India: elephants (center); lions (left); leopards or other spotted cats (bottom); camels (right); and large birds (top). Panel 17 of the Noah Window, located at the west end of the north aisle, c. 1205-15.