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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 31r

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Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Nimbed angel sits on edge of sarcophagus, holds palm in left hand, and with right hand points to grave clothes held by one of three veiled nimbed Holy Women. She and another, with right hand raised, hold ointment jars. All three stand.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions.

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