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Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 190r

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Apocalypse: John measuring Temple -- John, rayed nimbus, seated in landscape next to water, holding book with right hand, extends left hand to palm as rod grasped by right hand angel, holding with left hand scroll inscribed SURGE METIRE TEMPLUM (Revelation 11:1, variant). Appearing second time, John, rayed nimbus, raising left hand, holding palm as rod with right hand, approaches door of church at right. Two open graves are next to wall of the church. Illustration of Revelation 11:01.

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