West Portal Frieze: Judas Receiving the Silver
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West Portal Frieze: Judas Receiving the Silver

Judas (left, with back turned) receiving 30 pieces of silver, his reward for betraying Jesus, from two priests. Scene 29 of the capital frieze on the west portal (c.1150), also known as the Royal Portal, whose celebrated sculptures show the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. Chartres Cathedral, France.