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St. Maria im Kapitol: Wooden Door (c.1065): Slaughter of the Innocents

Wooden Door (c.1065): Slaughter of the Innocents

The Slaughter of the Innocents, ordered by King Herod (on the left) in an attempt to kill the infant Messiah. Detail of carved and painted wooden doors, c.1065, now displayed at the west end of the south aisle. St. Maria im Kapitol, Cologne, Germany.