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#8283: Bernward's Door: Cain Kills Abel

Photo 8283: Bernward's Door: Cain Kills Abel - Hildesheim Cathedral

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8283
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Bernward's Door: Cain Kills Abel
Caption
Cain murders Abel (right) and is called to account by God (left). 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
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800