North Portal (c.1230): Elijah and Elisha
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North Portal (c.1230): Elijah and Elisha

In the shadows of the north portal, between the central and right bays, is a full-length figure of Elijah. He stands on the wheels of the chariot that took him to heaven, with Elisha catching his mantle below. Chartres Cathedral, France.