National Geographic : 1936 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Crete SURROUNDED BY STATUES SYMBOLIZING HIS VICTORIES, NAPOLEON'S ASHES LIE IN A MAJESTIC RED GRANITE TOMB When brought from St. Helena to a second sepulture beside the Seine, the Emperor's body was placed in the crypt of the royal chapel attached to a military hospital founded by Louis the Great; hence the name of this shrine, Dome des Invalides. Behind the statues are bas-reliefs depicting Napoleon's versatility (page 507). Marshal Foch, whose body now lies in a crypt behind the high altar in the upper center, will soon be re interred in the Chapel of St. Ambroise, behind the arched doorway to the right. 508 I~ ~i* i ~ -~ ~"""* I;a _ I~ "