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West Facade, Central Portal, Archivolts- Right c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures, from the center the inner archivolt contains figures of angels standing on clouds. They hold round objects. (Perhaps these are wheels- the symbol for the Thrones, one of the choirs of angels described in Old Testament Book of Ezekiel 1:13-19. - JV) .The outer archivolts (right) contain figures of the Elders of the Apocalypse (Apocalypse, Chapter 4). They are depicted as bearded, haloed men wearing crowns seated on thrones. Each holds a musical instrument (Apocalypse, 5:8). A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .

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West Facade, Central Portal, Archivolts- Right c. 1145. Cathedral of Chartres, France . Gothic statues of figures, from  the center the inner archivolt contains figures of angels standing on clouds. They hold round objects. (Perhaps these are wheels- the symbol for the Thrones, one of the choirs of angels described in Old Testament Book of Ezekiel 1:13-19. - JV) .The outer archivolts (right) contain figures of the Elders of the Apocalypse (Apocalypse, Chapter 4). They are depicted as bearded, haloed men wearing crowns seated on thrones. Each holds a musical instrument (Apocalypse, 5:8). A UNESCO World Heritage Site. .<br />
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