Chartres, North side, right portal
• First archivolt: twelve angels bearing sun, moon, and stars.
• Second archivolt: life of Sampson on the left,
† Samson slays lion;
† Samson finds honey in lion's mouth;
† Samson carries off the gates of Gaza (partial).
• Third archivolt: life of Esther and Judith (prefiguring Mary) on left and right respectively
† Ahasuerus speaks with Haman and Mordecai;
† Mordecai speaks to Esther's eunuch, presents scroll of degree against the Jews;
† Esther kneels before the king (note parallels with Judith, opposite) -- partially visible in this photo;
• Fourth archivolt: Tobias, son of Tobit, who restored vision to his father as Christ would to Israel.
† Tobit buries the Jew;
† Tobit becomes blind;
† Tobit speaks with his wife;