Ghiberti's Gates Of Paradise Banner
Upper Design
Main Page
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Panel 2 Story 2
Panel 3 Story 3
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Panel 5 Story 5
Panel 6 Story 6
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Panel 10 Story 10
Decoration
Lower Design
This panel depicts Cain and Abel, contrasting quiet pastoral scenes with Cain's murder of the favored Abel, and the guilty Cain questioning God, "Am I my brother's keeper?" The Gothic-style rocky crags seem to echo Cain's violence.

 

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