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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 148v

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Temple of Solomon: Dedication -- Four tonsured Levites, one holding vessel, stand behind high priest, wearing vestments, holding aspergil in right hand, beside draped altar with eight lighted candles, and four men, two tonsured, one wearing headgear and holding open book. Scene before Temple of Solomon in landscape with tree and mountain.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 08:01-66.

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