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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 178v

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Abner and Joab: at Pool of Gibeon (?) -- Of four soldiers holding severed heads, one indicates the head with other hand, three hold raised sword with right hand. All look right toward soldier, possibly Joab, holding spear. Five headless bodies recline at left. (Abner not present.)
Abner: Death -- Abner, eyes closed, leaning back, is pierced by lance held by Joab, both as soldiers astride horses.

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