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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 220v

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Athaliah: Death -- At left, crown falls to ground before Athaliah, wearing headdress, kneeling, with joined hands raised. Behind her executioner raises sword with both hands.
Joash, King of Judah: made King -- At right, Joash as youth, crowned, with joined hands, sits on throne beneath canopy. Man wearing hat, holding Horn of Unction with raised right hand pours oil on head of Joash. Two men, gesturing, and woman wearing veil, look on from left.

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