Ghiberti's Gates Of Paradise Banner
Upper Design
Main Page
Panel 1 Story 1
Panel 2 Story 2
Panel 3 Story 3
Panel 4 Story 4
Panel 5 Story 5
Panel 6 Story 6
Panel 7 Story 7
Panel 8 Story 8
Panel 9 Story 8
Panel 10 Story 10
Decoration
Lower Design
This panel is essentially a single scene. Moses stands on Mt. Sinai, recieving the ten commandments from God, as the frightened people of Israel gather below. The turmoil of the crowd is contrasted with the majestic nature of the law giving, far above the cloud-like treetops.

 

right frame
bottom frame