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Bronze Door: Empty Tomb

Two women arriving at the empty tomb of Christ, greeted by an angel. Panel 15 on left bronze door, created by a German artist in the late 11th or early 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.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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