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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 22r

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1) Judas: receiving Silver -- Judas, with coins in draped left hand, extends right hand to right hand of one of two Jews; the other Jew grasps the draped left hand of Judas. Man stands under right arch of triple arcade of architectural setting.
2) Christ: Last Supper -- Christ, cross-nimbed, extends in left hand sop toward Judas pointing with left hand toward his open mouth and kneeling in front of draped table set with two vessels, knife, and food. Christ holds wafer-like bread on the table. Flanking Him are two groups of nimbed apostles, all behind the table. One, with head draped, holds up portion. Tonsured Peter touches His mantle. Another, with hand on food, indicates another apostle holding up portion and pointing to the knife.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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