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Italy, Rome, ca. 1483
MS M. 306 fol. 66r

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Magi: Adoration -- Bearded, middle-aged magus and youngest magus, both wearing cap, hold gold vessels, each pointing with right hand to Christ Child, rayed cross as nimbus, seated on lap of Virgin Mary. Eldest magus, crown beside him on ground, kneels with joined hands raised before Christ Child an Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, seated within stable with thatched roof.
Scene occurs within initial I composed of classical column.
Foliate border, including rosettes, frames upper, left, and lower sides of text.

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