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Altamura Cathedral: Portal: Mary at the Annunciation

Portal: Mary at the Annunciation

The Virgin Mary at the Annunciation, with the dove representing the Holy Spirit descending at top left. (The Archangel Gabriel, who delivers the good news, is on the opposite side.) Detail of the magnificent Gothic portal of Altamura Cathedral, 14th-15th century. Altamura, Puglia, Italy.

Credit: Holly Hayes