Bernward Doors

Date: c. 1015

Place of Production: Germany

Description: Two bronze cast doors with relief decoration showing scenes from the Bible. Each of the doors was cast as a single piece using the lost-wax method. Each door measures 4.7 x c.1.2 m and weighs about 1.85 tonnes.

Held at: Hildesheim Cathedral

Image 1 in Public Domain. Image by Bischöfliche Pressestelle Hildesheim.

Image 2 licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Image by Tilman2007.