Amiens Cathedral - The West Facade 'Incarnation of Christ' Quatrefoils

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Quatrefoil 30 Upper - Herod consulting his advisors concerning the prophesies of a new King

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Herod's advisors point towards quatrefoils 32 and 34 (upper), both of which depict Old Testament prophecies of the birth of the Messiah. As if in response, Herod gestures towards quatrefoil 28 - the Massacre of the Innocents.