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Netherlands, probably Utrecht, ca. 1290
MS M.34 fol. 159r

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Psalm 098 (Vulg., 097):
Cain and Abel: bringing Offerings -- Flanking draped altar with cross on center of drapery, Cain holds up sheaf of wheat while Abel holds lamb. Hand of God at upper right held in blessing.
Scene on gold background in decorated initial C.
In right margin, bird, possibly crane, perches on end of foliate bar.

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