Chartres West Exterior Slides 050

Chartres West Exterior Slides 050

Chartres, west side, left door

• Tympanum - Christ ascending into heaven. Angels lean down to ask the apostles "Ye men of Gallilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven?"
• Archivolts - zodiac alternating with the tasks for each month
• Jamb figures - all unknown OT individuals except Moses on the right.

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