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Bitonto Cathedral: West Portal Tympanum: Harrowing of Hell

West Portal Tympanum: Harrowing of Hell

The Harrowing of Hell (a.k.a. Descent into Limbo; Liberation of the Prophets), in which Christ rescues the righteous prophets before his Resurrection. Detail of Romanesque west portal, late 12th century. Bitonto Cathedral, Puglia, Italy.