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Single leaf with Joseph scenes and Genesis text
Austria, Salzburg, mid-12th century
MS M.963r

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Zone 1:
1) Joseph: meeting Brethren in Dothan -- Joseph, wearing coat, with staff in right hand, and left hand raised pointing, standing beside tree, meets nine brethren, gesturing, some holding staves, one with hat.
Zone 2:
2) Joseph: cast into pit -- Joseph, nude, lowered into well by one of brethren; second brethren, wearing hat, holds coat.
3) Joseph: sold to Ishmaelites -- Three Ishmaelites, mounted on horses, two with right hands raised, with Joseph, nude, seated on pillion behind leader.

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