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Italy, San Benedetto Po, between 1075 and 1099
MS M.492 fol. 58v
1) Evangelist Luke, scalloped nimbus, sits on bench with footstool, beside open book inscribed FUIT I(N) DIE(BUS) HERRODIS REGIS IUD(AEAE) SACERDOS [...] INCEDE(N)TES from Luke 1:5-6; below book is wingless symbol.
2) Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, holding trefoil-surmounted staff in left hand, extends his right hand toward veiled Virgin Mary, standing before building with crenellated wall and two towers. Both have scalloped nimbi.
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