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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 193r

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David: Siege of Abelbethmaachah -- Seven (?) soldiers, one with sword , two with spears, stand behind Joab as soldier, sword at waist, resting right hand on shield. He gestures with left hand toward woman, wearing headdress, gesturing with left hand, grasping with right hand hair of severed head of Sheba, eyes closed, . She stands in portal of building. Trebuchet is in left margin, partially in frame of miniature.

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