Anthropological Collection

Birth originally from the Dominican Republic. Birth originally from the Dominican Republic. Leon Center

Representation of birth modeled by hand. Human figures have no definition of face or body, the same as animals.

Remember that the 10 show will be exhibited until January 2016 Belenes in the world in the inner courtyard of the Leon Center. Composed of 62 nativity scenes from four continents, part of the Belenes collection by architect Jaime Andrés Sued.

Curious fact:
The first Nativity that has an accurate historical record was built by San Francisco de Asis in a cave near the Hermitage of Greccio in Italy in the year 1223. This representation presided over the midnight mass and was composed of a real boy representing the newborn Jesus, a mule and an ox.

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