IMG 5218

IMG 5218

Chartres, North side, right portal


• Second archivolt: lives of Sampson on the left


† Samson finds honey in lion's mouth;

Third archivolt: life of Esther (prefiguring Mary)

† Mordecai speaks to Esther's eunuch, presents scroll of degree against the Jews;

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

† Tobit becomes blind;
† Tobit speaks with his wife;

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