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Netherlands, probably Utrecht, ca. 1290
MS M.34 fol. 158v

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Christ: Entombment -- Christ, nimbed, wrapped in shroud, is lowered into tomb in form of sarcophagus; one man supports his head, another his feet. Third man at center anoints the body with vessel in right hand; all three men wear pointed hats.
Scene on gold background within frame decorated with architecture and abstract ornament.

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