Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame’s spire goes on display

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A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the ground.

The rooster was one of several culturally-important artefacts salvaged after the fire, on April 15 2019, which destroyed the cathedral’s spire and much of its roof.

“It was one of the symbols of Notre-Dame de Paris and is even more so now,” French Culture Minister Franck Riester told reporters on Friday.

“(The rooster) has been scarred by...


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Fire-damaged rooster from Notre-Dame’s spire goes on display


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