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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 79v

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Samuel: brought to Eli -- Below polylobed arch, man holding, with right hand, two handled jar on right shoulder, and Elkanah, holding covered vessel in raised hands, stand behind Hannah, wearing berbette, left hand raised, right hand on right shoulder of young Samuel, hands joined and raised, both kneeling before draped altar.
Scene within architectural setting on pink patterned background within initial F with decorated extensions containing foliate ornament.
Beginning of I Samuel (Vulg., I Kings).

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