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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 176r

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Nebuchadnezzar: Siege of Jerusalem -- Helmeted soldiers, including one with large sheild (?) stand behind Nebuchadnezzar, wearing crown, holding spear in right hand, beside soldier lighting cannon. In background, city of Jerusalem, with four helmeted soldiers atop walls, including one with battleaxe and one on tower blowing horn.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 24:11.

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