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England or France, ca. 1100
MS M.1037 fol. 2r

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Pentecost -- Eleven nimbed apostles, some gesturing, including Peter, pointing upward with right hand and holding keys in left hand, sit in two rows before curtain. Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, flanked by two apostles, sits in bottom row at left. Descending from upper right is eagle representing Holy Ghost. Figures within arched architectural frame flanked by domed, cross-surmounted towers.

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