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#8288: Bernward's Door: Offerings of Cain and Abel

Photo 8288: Bernward's Door: Offerings of Cain and Abel - Hildesheim Cathedral

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Photo ID
8288
Credit
Title
Bernward's Door: Offerings of Cain and Abel
Caption
The offerings of Cain (right, with corn) and Abel (left, with lamb) to the Hand of God. 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