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San Zeno Maggiore: Bronze Door: Adam and Eve

Bronze Door: Adam and Eve

Top three panels of the right bronze door, depicting the story of Adam and Eve from Genesis. (Note: This photo was cropped from a larger view and is of inferior technical quality.) This door was 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.