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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 32r

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Moses: promising Food -- Group of seven men talking among themselves stand behind Moses, nimbed, gesturing with right hand and holding tau-staff in left hand, and Aaron (?), holding bowl, extended in both hands. Before Moses and Aaron are three men, one of whom looks toward bowl held by Aaron.
Scene against gold background within initial H decorated with short foliate extenders; two dragons in top margin.
Beginning of Exodus.

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