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Bernward's Door: Lion Knocker

Lion knocker on the left side of Bernward's Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim. Partially seen above the knocker are the labors of Adam and Eve.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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