The Bamberger Reiter is a fairly similar equestrian statue and produced around the same time as the Magdeburger Reiter. — ca 1240. The Magdeburger Reiter was always a freestanding sculpture, while the Bamberger Reiter and a few similar sculptures in Italy are all mounted against a wall. The Magdeburg Rider was always a completely secular work, while the Bamberg Rider is inside a church, although its rider is unlikely to be a Biblical figure (though it possibly could be). Also, while there is little doubt that the Magdeburger Reiter is Otto I, little agreement exists on the identity of the Bamberger Rider.
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