Gabriel and Mary at the Annunciation

12th century
Left portal, west façade of Zadar Cathedral

These two statues are on either side of the portal. The object in Mary's left hand could be a spindle. In Gabriel's hands is the sceptre that is customary in Annunciation images.

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Photographed at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.