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France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS H.1 fol. 12r

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Aaron: Blossoming Rod -- Aaron, name inscribed AARON, swinging censer with right hand, kneels looking up toward draped altar on which is row of seven rods, the center rod blossoming. Arc of Covenant is behind the rods. To right of Aaron stands Moses, horned, name inscribed MOYSE indicating upward with right hand and raising left hand. Seven men, wearing hats, flank the altar.
Scene in room decorated with architectural ornament and pseudo-inscription.

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