Tympanum from the abbey church of Egmond, anonymous, in or after 1121 - in or before 1132

Tympanum from the abbey church of Egmond, anonymous, in or after 1121 - in or before 1132

Red Bunter sandstone with lead detail, h 88cm × w 175cm × d 12.5cm. More details

Petronella, Countess of Holland, ordered this tympa-num for above the entrance to the Benedictine monastery of Egmond-Binnen. She stands at right, her son, Count Dirk VI, at left. Both address the apostle Peter with the words inscribed along the edge: ‘O gate keeper of heaven, let in these faithful multi-tudes kneeling before you and intercede for them with the King of Heaven.

On display in room 0.1 Saints Peter Romanesque

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