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France, possibly Corbie, 1229
MS M.163 fol. 178r

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1) David: as Musician -- David, crowned, seated, plays harp.
2) David: beheading Goliath -- David, wielding sword in both hands, beheads Goliath, wearing chain mail, lying on ground.
Scenes against gold backgrounds within decorated initial B.

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