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Christ: Crucifixion.
Germany or Switzerland, between 1208 and 1228
G.8. Fol. 010v

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ cross-nimbed eyes closed head inclined wearing long knotted loin cloth is affixed by three nails to cross with blank titulus and suppedaneum the cross mounted on small mound with skull flanked below by Virgin Mary veiled arms crossed on breast right hand raised and Evangelist John head resting on right hand with left hand holding roll both nimbed.
Scene against gold background and within decorated border.

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