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Chartres, North side, right portal


• Second archivolt: lives of Gideon on the right

† Dragon;
† Gideon visited by angel while he winnows corn;

Third archivolt: life of Judith (prefiguring Mary)

† Head of Holofernes
† Judith speaks with King Ozias, rebukes him for surrendering the town;

• Fourth archivolt: Tobias, son of Tobit, who restored vision to his father as Christ would to Israel (continued from left half of arch).

† Tobias returns and cures his father's blindness;
† Crowned head.

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