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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 13r

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Tower of Babel: Building -- Among three men wearing hats, one carries pan of mortar (?) on his shoulders, one raises pickaxe above stones, and one inside tower lays stone.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 11:03-04.

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