If I'm not mistaken this statue, during the final stages of its restoration, would be a representation of the Apostle Paul with his scroll. Façade of the Cathédrale d'Amiens.
s'accrocher: to hang on (reflexive)
accrocher: to hang something
attacher: to buckle, to attach
une ceinture de sécurité: a safety belt
un rouleau de parchemin, un manuscript: a scroll
Photo courtesy of Marianne Lecron
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