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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 150r

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Solomon: Building of City Wall of Jerusalem -- Man stands beside Solomon, wearing crown and holding scepter in left hand, seated on throne, with right hand raised toward two men, both wearing hats, one with pan of mortar and the other laying stone on wall. Scene in landscape with city, trees, and mountain.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 09:19.

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