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Vita Christi (Life of Christ)
France, perhaps Corbie, ca. 1175
MS M.44 fol. 8r

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Christ: crowned with Thorns -- Christ, nimbed, holds green reed (hyssop ?) in His right hand. He is flanked by four men, two wearing caps.. One places crown on His head, and three raise their hands, mocking Him.
Scene against gold background, within frame decorated with foliate ornament.

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