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It is the 11th century. You embark on a pilgrimage across Europe to one of the many churches that are being
built. Stimulated by economic prosperity, political stability, and an increase in population, a building boom of
stone churches will endure for the next two centuries.
As you finally approach the church that is the destination of your journey, you are greeted by a large portal
(doorway), that is covered with sculpture, it may be on the tympanum, lintel, trumeau or jambs. You are a devout
Christian and are humbled by the images before you.
Read the following essay:
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rmsq/hd_rmsq.htm (Links to an external site.)
(Links to an external site.)1.Which image did you choose? Describe in great detail, moving from left to right the
scene before you. What part of the portal do you think this piece is on?
2. What types of figures are included?
3. What do they look like?
4. What material is being used?
5. After your long journey are you satisfied with the artwork before you?
6. What is the narrative being told and ultimately the message to be conveyed to
the viewer?

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