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France
Saint-Pierre-Église
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Rue de l'Église  
(Église Saint-Pierre)

Saint Pierre (de Arnolfo di Cambio)

Saint Peter (by Arnolfo di Cambio)

(Greek: Πέτρος, Pétros, "stone, rock"; possibly died AD 67)
apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope
(Wikipedia)
Arnolfo di Cambio
ca. 1300 (copy)

Saint-Pierre-Église /  Saint Pierre (de Arnolfo di Cambio)   Saint-Pierre-Église /  Saint Pierre (de Arnolfo di Cambio)

Description

Statue of St. Peter sitting on a throne, in the hall of the church. The statue is a replica of the bronze statue by Arnolfo di Cambio, sculpted ca. 1300, the now located at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.

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Location (N 49°40'7" - W 1°24'21")

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