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France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.395 fol. 9v

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Holofernes: Head hung on Wall -- Judith, wearing headdress, stands with man, wearing hat, and helmeted soldiers atop walls of city of Bethulia. Head of Holofernes, crowned, is displayed on pike on top of the wall. Outside the walls, Assyrian soldiers, wearing armor and helmets, look toward the head.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.
Illustration at beginning of Judith 14:01.

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