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About this painting

By Hieronymus Bosch.

Date created
1504
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  • Prehistory, contact, and the Lost Colony: First part of a North Carolina history text for secondary students, covering the land, American Indians before contact with Europeans, Spanish exploration, the Roanoke colony, and the Columbian Exchange. (Page 1.4)

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Adam and Eve with God in Eden, surrounded by various African animals

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The Garden of Eden is depicted in The Garden of Earthly Delights, painted by Hieronymus Bosch in 1504. Adam and Eve are shown with God, presumably just after their creation. Around them are various African animals.