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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 306r

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Nero: Scene, Legend of Pregnancy with Frog -- Nude body of woman, veiled, bleeding from wounds, interlaced on wheel surmounting pole. Executioner, wearing bi-color tunic, raises sword with both hands over two youth, with joined hands raised, bleeding from wounds, kneeling before him. Two severed heads and two headless bodies are on ground.

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