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Gospel Book
France, possibly St. Bertin, or Belgium, at St. Vaast in Arras, late 10th century
MS M.827 fol. 66v

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Evangelist Luke, decorated nimbus, seated on cushioned bench, feet on arc, holds palm branch in left hand and book in his draped right hand.
Patterned background.
Four corners of border decorated with medallions, one of which encloses Evangelist symbol, possibly holding book.

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