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Aachen Cathedral (Kaiserdom): the octaganol Palatine Chapel with Charlemagne's throne

RIBA Ref No RIBA27674
Architect/DesignerOdo of Metz (fl. 792-805)
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryGermany
CityAachen
Subject Date805
Image Date1930
ViewInterior
StyleByzantine
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/G/1
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRalph Deakin / RIBA Collections
NOTES: The cathedral, also known as the Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral), was built by Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, in 792-805. The Palatine Chapel, designed by Odo of Metz, holds the remains of Charlemagne (742-814) and was the site of coronations for 600 years.
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