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WHA_2674PC

Bronze doors with scenes from the Old and New Testament in relief. Made at the order of St. Bernward, and set up by him in 1015 at St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim. The left side shows the Creation of Eve, the Presentation of Eve to Adam, the Temptation, the Fall, The Expulsion, the Labours of Adam and Eve, the Sacrifice of Abel and Cain, the Murder of Abel. The right side shows the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Adoration of the Magi, the Presentation to Simeon, Christ before Pilate, the Crucifixion, the Maries at the Sepulchre, and Christ appearing to St. Mary Magdelen.

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Bronze doors with scenes from the Old and New Testament in relief. Made at the order of St. Bernward, and set up by him in 1015 at St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim. The left side shows the Creation of Eve, the Presentation of Eve to Adam, the Temptation, the Fall, The Expulsion, the Labours of Adam and Eve, the Sacrifice of Abel and Cain, the Murder of Abel. The right side shows the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Adoration of the Magi, the Presentation to Simeon, Christ before Pilate, the Crucifixion, the Maries at the Sepulchre, and Christ appearing to St. Mary Magdelen.