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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 150v

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Samson: with Delilah -- At left, Delilah, wearing headdress, seated on ground, with scissors in right hand, holding hair with left hand, cuts hair of Samson, eyes closed reclining on ground.
Samson: blinded by Philistines -- At right, one of four soldiers, holds sword with right hand; two hold Samson, hands crossed and bound, reclining on ground; fourth soldier, holding bald head of Samson, eyes bleeding, pierces right eye of Samson with object.

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