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#8273: Bernward's Door: Nativity of Christ

Photo 8273: Bernward's Door: Nativity of Christ - Hildesheim Cathedral

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8273
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Bernward's Door: Nativity of Christ
Caption
The Nativity of Christ (Luke 2:1-20), with the unusual feature of a servant girl in the center of the scene. Detail of Bernward's Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim. It depicts eight scenes from the Old Testament on the left (from top to bottom) and eight scenes from the New Testament on the right (from bottom to top).
Geotag
52.149034° N, 9.947283° E
Uploaded
May 28, 2011
ISO
800