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Hamilton lectionary
Constantinople, end of 11th century
MS M.639 fol. 271v

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Apostle, Peter: Denial -- Female figure, veiled, right hand extended, at window above which is fire, beside Apostle Peter, nimbed, weeping, leaning on pedestal, and cock on pillar on buildings; title inscription.
Miniature within frame with finial cornerpieces.
In right column, decorated initial Tau.
Illustration for the reading of Matthew 26:57-75 for Good Friday.

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