Bernward's Door: Labors of Adam and Eve
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Bernward's Door: Labors of Adam and Eve

Lion knocker on the left side of Bernward's Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim. Above the knocker are the labors of Adam and Eve.