Bronze door with reliefs of the prophets in the south portal of the Frankfurt Cathedral. The depicted prophets are:
- david - David, the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah (crown and harp) (Wikipedia).
- isaias - Isaiah (Wikipedia).
- daniel - Daniel, protagonist in the Book of Daniel of the Bible (scroll and fire) (Wikipedia)
- jeremias - Jeremiah (Wikipedia).
- michaeas - Micah (Wikipedia).
- ezechiel - Ezekiel (Wikipedia).
- johanes - St. John the Evangelist (Wikipedia).
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Because of the restauration and the many gitters, these doors are the only sculptures from the Kaiserdom on this site.
- Hans Mettel (Salzwedel 1903 - Falkenstein im Taunus 1966),
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 50°6'37" - E 8°41'7")
Item Code: dehs200; Photograph: 28 September 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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