IMG 5217

IMG 5217

Chartres, North side, right portal


• Second archivolt: lives of Sampson on the left


† Samson slays lion;

Third archivolt: life of Esther (prefiguring Mary)

† Ahasuerus speaks with Haman and Mordecai;

• Fourth archivolt: Tobias, son of Tobit, who restored vision to his father as Christ would to Israel.

† Tobit buries the Jew;

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