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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 139v

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Psalm 092:01, 03 (Vulg., 091:02, 04) -- Head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above male musician with two plectra playing psaltery, seated on bench, beside man kneeling on ground, singing (?), raising open book with pseudo-inscriptions toward the Christ-Logos (illustration of verses 1, 3, Vulg., 2, 4).
Scene against pink background, within decorated initial B with foliate volutes.

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