West Portal Detail: Left Archivolts
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West Portal Detail: Left Archivolts

Left archivolts of the Romanesque west portal (c.1170) of Angers Cathedral, which was inspired by the west portal at Chartres. The inner archivolts have sculptures of the elect and angels; the outer two archivolts have the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse. Traces of paint can still be seen.