Title of Work
North Transept
Title of Image
Tomb slab in the floor of the North Porch
Date
c 1194 -1230
Description
This tomb slab is on the outer edge of the floor of the North Porch to the left of the Central Portal. This is It is the only burial known in the Cathedral. This is relatively unusual- most cathedrals contain the tombs of church and lay dignitaries.
On the slab, a Cross with the Crown of Thorns stands on a mound, surrounded by an inscriptions. It dates from 1605.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Style
Gothic
Type of Work
Sculpture
Subtype of Work
Exterior
Category of Work
Façade
Material
Stone
Condition
Good
Subject
Cathédrale de Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church decoration and ornament--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church architecture--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Christian art and symbolism--France--Chartres--Medieval, 500-1500--Pictorial works.
Bibliography
Photographer
Philip Maye
Copyright
Identifier
FCAE222L2190

Chartres: Cathedral of Notre-Dame

Tomb slab in the floor of the North Porch

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