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Tympanum der Marienbasilika

Tympanum of St. Mary's Basilica

artist unknown
1883-84

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Description

Stone relief above the entrance of the church, depicting two scenes. At the top St. Mary with Child seated on a throne flanked by two kneeling angels holding text ribbons. At the bottom left Bottom right the explulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise by an angel with burning sword, while God is watching, surrounded by four little angels.

The church was built 1858-1864, the tower, with the entrance, was added 1883-84.

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Location (N 51°35'3" - E 6°14'38")

Item Code: denw749; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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