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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 16r

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1) Saul: anointed -- Samuel, nimbed, raises right hand and with vessel of affusion in left hand anoints head of young Saul, orant, in tunic, beside tower with one of two portals open. Scene in architectural setting.
2) Saul: Rending of Garment -- Saul, crowned, wearing vair-lined mantle, raises left forefinger, and rends garment of Samuel, nimbed, with right palm of hand shown, looking back at the king.
Scene in architectural setting with two portals.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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