Portal Detail: King Herod and Soldiers
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Portal Detail: King Herod and Soldiers

King Herod and his soldiers, during the visit by the Magi. The soldiers foreshadow the Massacre of the Innocents, depicted in a relief around the corner. Detail of Romanesque portal, 12th century. Eglise St-Trophime, Arles, France.