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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 127v

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Saul: at Endor -- Saul, wearing crown, extends right hand toward Witch of Endor, kneeling, with right hand extended. At right stands ghost of Samuel, wearing hat. Above all, winged black demon with arms crossed. Scene with diapered background.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Samuel 28:08-25.

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