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Chartres, North side, right portal


• Second archivolt: life of Gideon

† Gideon wrings water from fleece;

Third archivolt: life of Judith (prefiguring Mary)

† Leaves town with servant;

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

† Tobias marries Sarah, and they pray in bedroom on wedding night;

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