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France, probably Thérouanne, ca. 1265
MS M.97 fol. 20v

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Christ: Resurrection -- Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing mantle and holding cross-staff in left hand, steps from sarcophagus. Angel, scalloped nimbus, stands on sarcophagus swinging censer with both hands. Three soldiers, in chain mail with swords and shields, sleep at base of sarcophagus.
Scene against gold background within Gothic architectural frame decorated with abstract ornament.

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