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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 28v

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Left column:
Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Gabriel, name inscribed GABRIEL, nimbed, kneels, holding stalk of lilies in left hand and with right hand scroll inscribed AUE GRACIA PLENA DOMIN(US) TECUM. He looks toward Virgin Mary name inscribed MARIA, nimbed, hands crossed on her breast, her head surrounded by scroll inscribed ECCE ANCILLA D(OMI)NI FIAT M(IHI) S(E)C(UN)D(U)m U(ER)BUM TUU(M)
Right column:
Moses: Burning Bush -- Moses, horned, with joined hands, kneels facing burning bush, surrounding head of God, nimbed.
Scene caption, D(OMI)N(U)S APP(AR)UIT MOYSI IN RUBO ARDENTE ET NON COMBURENTE, is inscribed in upper margin.

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