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Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Tympanum

The Portal of the Virgin, dedicated to the patroness of the cathedral, was sculpted in the 1210s-1220s. The tympanum features the Coronation of the Virgin, with an angel crowning Mary while Christ blesses her and gives her a scepter.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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