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One of several charming observers that peer out of the stone "ribbon" encircling the tympanum over the west door. The meaning behind these intriguing figures is not known, but one possibility is that they represent the angels mentioned in 1 Peter 1:12 concerning the gospel: "These are things that angels long to know." Credit: Holly Hayes. All Rights Reserved.


Image ID
4970
Title
Mysterious Observer
Date
July 7, 2008
Location
Places
Date
July 7, 2008
Coordinates
44.5992420° N, 2.3981310° E
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Image Type
digital photo
File Type
jpg
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Focal Length
200
Iso
100
Original Filename
xti_0982pl.jpg
Creator
Holly Hayes
Source
EdStockPhoto

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