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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 32r
Moses: Instruction, Candelabrum -- Candelabrum of temple of Solomon with central lighted candle flanked by six others with base.
Caption, CANDELABRUM TEMPLI CU(M) SEPTEM LAMPADIBUS SIGNIFICAT MARIAM, is inscribed above scene.
Samuel: brought to Eli-- Samuel as child, name inscribed SAMUEL, with joined hands, stands on draped altar. Eli, name inscribed HELY, wearing miter and vestments, to left of the altar extends both hands, holding right arm of Samuel with his left hand. At right of altar, Hannah, name inscribed ANNA, extends right hand to Samuel, holding his left arm.
Caption, PUER SAMUEL OBLATUS EST DOMINO, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, 1 REG(ES) 1, is in upper margin.
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