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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 147r

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Temple of Solomon: Dedication (City of Priests Established) -- Eleven tonsured Levite priests, one holding book (?), stand within walls of Temple of Solomon. Scene in landscape with trees and foliate background.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 08:01-66.

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