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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 145v

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Judith: slaying Holofernes -- Within building and below trilobed arch, Holofernes, crowned, nude and with head on cushion, reclines, covered, on bed as Judith, partially on bed (?), beheads him with sword.
Scene on pink patterned background within initial A composed of fantastic animal and dog, with extension containing foliate ornament and at end, hybrid man holding club.
Beginning of Judith.

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