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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 276r

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Tobit: blinded -- Tobit, wearing hat, reclines on bed, his head resting on pillow. Bird flies over his head dropping dung into his left eye. Beside bed is building with open door, dome and two small windows.
Scene against gold background within initial T decorated with foliate extenders and dragons. Border of floreate ornament and vines.
Beginning of Tobit (Vulg., Tobias).

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