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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 27r

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Christ: Resurrection -- Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing partly draped mantle, raises His right hand in blessing, holds cross-staff in His left hand, and steps forth from sarcophagus with upright lid. In foreground, three soldiers, wearing helmets and mail, sit asleep.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by dog pursuing stag in the lower margin.

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