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Bible fragment
Northern Germany, perhaps Magdeburg, ca. 1100
MS M.889. Fol. 002v

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Scene, Secular: Instruction (?) -- King, crowned, sits on faldstool of animal type, holding scroll in left hand and raising right forefinger toward male youth, holding the scroll in his left hand and indicating the king with his right forefinger.
To right, male figure, with hair wind-blown and mouth opened, raises outstretched arms, approaches the king and looks toward right.Initial at beginning of Job.

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