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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 82v

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Scene, Secular: Burial --Body, wrapped in shroud reclining in golden tomb, lid of tomb leaning against side. Two men, standing behind the tomb, each raising one hand, one man extending left hand to the body.
Figures against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reigns of Constantine VI and Irene as emperors.

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