photo 15 of 59
San Zeno Maggiore: Bronze Door: Judgment of Adam and Eve

Bronze Door: Judgment of Adam and Eve

The judgment of Adam and Eve: an sword-wielding angel casts them out of Eden. Panel on right bronze door, created by a local artist in the second half of the 12th century. Some of the first castings in bronze made since Roman times, San Zeno's magnificent bronze doors are decorated with 48 panels illustrating biblical stories and the lives of St. Michael and St. Zeno. Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Verona, Italy.