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Part of Medieval Art and The Cloisters
Date: 1130–1140Accession Number: 47.101.15
Date: 12th centuryAccession Number: 25.120.291
Date: 1125–50Accession Number: 1984.129
Date: 1260–70Accession Number: 36.109a–c
Date: 1150–1200Accession Number: 67.153
Date: after 1126Accession Number: 34.115.1–.269
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Parts of this chapel-like gallery were constructed with twelfth-century limestone blocks from the church of Notre-Dame-du-Bourg at Langon, near Bordeaux. Seven capitals from the crossing and choir of Langon are installed in the gallery, all of them decorated with carved human heads or figures in high relief. The gallery is entered through a pair of monumental twelfth-century doors from the region of the Pyrenees. Also exhibited here are twelfth-century sculptures from Burgundy in wood and limestone.
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