Newgrange: detail of entrance to the tomb passage, showing post-and-lintel doorway surmounted by “roof box,” allowing light of the Winter Solstice sunrise to penetrate into the interior chambers, ca. 3200 B.C.E.
North portal (Porta della Pescheria), Cathedral of S. Geminiano, Modena: [T] archivolt: Worthy Champions of Christendom; [TC] lintel: fantastic beasts; [lower L/R] jambs: inner faces, Labors of the Months, outer faces, scrolling vines, ca. 1120-1130
North portal (Portal of the Virgin), Baptistery, Parma: detail of tympanum, [L.] Adoration of the Magi; [C.] Madonna and Child enthroned; [R.] Angel’s warning to Joseph; lintel with scenes from the life of John the Baptist, 1196-1200