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42 | July 2019 The Ideal Home and Garden


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The Gallery of Kings


The gallery of kings is a row of 28 statues representing each one of the kings of
Judah, descendants of Abraham and human ancestors of Mary and Jesus. The original
statues were painted and added to the façade in the 13th century. They were mistaken
for representing the kings of France which led them to be beheaded and taken away
from the façade at the French Revolution.