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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 173r

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Josiah: Shapan reading Book of Law -- Hilkiah, wearing high priest's miter and vestments, points with left hand and with right hand extends book to Shapan, kneeling, taking book with right hand, all before cross-surmounted temple. Scene in landscape with trees and mountain.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 22:08.

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