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Turkey, Istanbul, mid 12th century
MS M.692 fol. 57r

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Christ: teaching -- Half figure of Christ inscribed "I am the light of the world" (John 8:12), cross-nimbed, holding scroll, flanked by four men, one wearing headdress, seated on double benches with footstools, all? holding rolls.
Illustration for John 7:51-52, read on Pentecost Sunday (Sunday of eighth week of John readings).

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