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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 121v

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Psalm 080:01-02 (Vulg., 079:02-03) -- Among two youths, one possibly Benjamin (cited in verse 2, Vulg. 3), accompanies the other, possibly Joseph (cited in verse 1, Vulg. 2), with right hand raised, led with left hand grasped by right hand of man, possibly Jacob, wearing cap, holding lamb in left hand, all proceeding to right.
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial Q with foliate volute extended into left margin.

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