Life of Christ Window 17-18: Return from Egypt
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Life of Christ Window 17-18: Return from Egypt

The Holy Family is welcomed back to Nazareth after their flight into Egypt. These scenes provide a visual counterpoint to the Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem above. Panels 17-18 of the Life of Christ Window, the center lancet beneath the west rose, c.1150. Chartres Cathedral, France.